Happy Birthday to Mary Ray of Westmoreland, NH

| May 17, 2009

We’re pretty sure Mary Josephine Ray of Westmoreland, NH is the oldest holder of the Boston Post Cane.  Today she celebrates her 114th birthday! According to Wikipedia, Mary is the oldest person in New Hampshire, 2nd oldest person in the United States, and the 3rd oldest person in the world. She’s a Boston Red Sox […]

The Watertown, MA Cane is now home

| May 1, 2009

As noted in earlier entries in this journal, a group of residents in the town of Watertown, MA ponied up the money needed to purchase the town’s cane from an antiques dealer and return it to the Watertown Historical Society. That has happened and everyone is very happy about the town’s cane is now safely […]