Fun Facts About Maynard's Past

Here are some facts we found very interesting. We hope you do as well!

  • In 1969, fishing licenses cost $5.25.
  • In 1962, 552 dogs were licensed.
  • In 1892, 137 dogs were licensed.
  • In 1969, the Town of Maynard spent $1,400.00 on Police Department Uniforms.
  • In 1962, the Fire Department spent $3,374.00 on janitor supplies.
  • In 1969, male dog licenses cost $2.00 and female dog licenses cost $5.00.
  • In 1962, $658.13 was spent on school milk.
  • In 1970, there were two lunch ladies in the Maynard School System named Gertrude.
  • In 1980, kindergarten enrollment was 89 and in 1981 the number of kids enrolled went up to 109.
  • Baseball was introduced to Maynard following the Civil War and town team rivalries drew enthusiastic crowds.
  • In 1962 the Town Building spent $823.63 on janitor supplies.
  • In 1969, the Town of Maynard spent $50,000 on snow and ice removal.
  • In 1958, the number of cattle assessed was 2, and the number of fowl assessed was 9,574.
  • Deaths by Ages in 1962:
Under 1 year 6
1-10 1
11-20 1
21-30 2
31-40 1
41-50 4
51-60 9
61-70 27
71-80 35
81-90 24
Over 90 6
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This page was revised on: November 27, 2000