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January 20, 2021
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Online via Zoom -- New to Zoom? Watch this short video.
Hingham, MA 02043
Reference Desk: 781-741-1405 x1404
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History of the Wachusett Reservoir with historian Eamon McCarthy Earls

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

The Wachusett Reservoir was the world's largest construction project when it was built almost 125 years ago, creating Boston's modern water supply while drowning parts of four different towns. Join author and historian, Eamon McCarthy Earls and discover the story of this engineering marvel as well the human dramas of the project: strikes, murders, and the deaths of more than 30 workers.

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