The approaching centennial is raising interest in the canes

| April 30, 2009

The Boston Globe Magazine published a great article (with a horrible title) on the history of the Boston Post Cane and a bit about how the tradition continues today. Read “Citizen Canes” at the Boston Globe web site. The New England Historic Genealogical Society also mentioned our little web site in a recent newsletter — […]

April is bringing us a flurry of updates

| 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).