David Griffin | December 15, 2010
Due to an exceptionally busy Fall, I fell behind with the updates from mid-October. They are all now in their place and we’re just shy of 320 towns. I appreciate all the updates, corrections and stories that come our way. We share them all. Happy Holidays from the Maynard Historical Society
David Griffin | July 29, 2010
I keep trying to keep on top of the submissions, but life just keeps getting in the way. We’re so grateful for all the updates, photographs and stories we receive about the canes and the holders. We may be slow, but we’re careful with every bit of news you send our way. Current tally: 309 […]
David Griffin | February 17, 2010
Thanks to the many people who have sent us updates the past few months and patiently waited for the changes to be posted to the site. My apologies for the delays. I’ve made changes for all of the states and look forward to news of the cane in 2010. We currently have information on 297 […]
David Griffin | August 12, 2009
I often wonder if Mr. Grozier thought that his “publicity stunt” launched 100 years ago this month would turn into a New England tradition? But here we are and hundreds of towns continue to honor their eldest citizens with this simple, elegant award. The centennial of the cane has raised awareness of the cane and […]
David Griffin | April 20, 2009
We have updated the Maine and New Hampshire pages with updates for Bar Harbor, Poland and Greene, Maine and Weare, NH. My thanks to everyone who has submitted updates. We’re also processing stories from Foxborough (MA) and Jay (ME).
David Griffin | February 15, 2009
For most of 2008 I have been unable to maintain the Boston Post Cane page. I had stopped updating it because the methods I had were not up to the task of the volume of changes. With this problem (hopefully) solved, I reviewed all of my emails from 2008 and transcribed each of your contributed […]
David Griffin | February 14, 2009
Hello. For the past few years I’ve been struggling with how to keep the Boston Post Cane page more up-to-date and a better resource for everyone. I hope everyone enjoys this new site and takes advantage of its many features. We love the feedback and welcome news about the cane and its holders.