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Framingham History Center Wins $100,000 Grant

June 16, 2009 (7:44 pm EST)
Filed under: Arts / Culture by Deb Cleveland

FRAMINGHAM, MA - Annie Murphy, Executive Director of the Framingham History Center announced that she received word of a a $100,000 grant from American Express to restore the Edgell Memorial Library's windows.

Edgell Memorial Library

Edgell Memorial Library

Nearly 2.5 million people voted in the Partners In Preservation competition. The Edgell Library won 70f the vote, placing 4th out of 25, with in an estimated 175,000 votes. This is remarkable given our "dark horse" status among so many notable Boston institutions, including the Paul Revere house and the Aquarium.

Windows at Edgell Memorial Library

Windows at Edgell Memorial Library

The Framingham History Center is hosting the exhibition "Windows on Edgell's Past, Present, and Future" amd will be open Wednesday through Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. and Wednesday, June 17th from 5 to 8 p.m.

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