Please join the Old Bridgewater Historical Society as Shellie Karol-Chik shares information on the 1918 Global Pandemic of Spanish Influenza, and brings to life its effect on the Bridgewater towns 100 years ago.  She will share the beginnings of this devastating event, from Patient Zero in Kansas, through the trenches of WWI, and back to Boston’s shores, where Wave Two began in Camp Devens.  She’ll share stories and newspaper clippings to illustrate how this flu outbreak effected businesses, schools, and families in the towns of Bridgewater, East Bridgewater, West Bridgewater, and Brockton, and how these towns struggled to deal with the overwhelmingly ill.  Sure to please, the event is open to all and free to attend. 

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 17th at 7PM

A $5 donation is recommended.    

The Keith House is overdo for a fresh coat of paint.  OBHS will be asking for volunteers to help with a "Painting Party" later this year, but for the moment, please help the board narrow down the paint color choices by telling us your opinion.  Once a color is chosen, the board will choose an appropriate shade from a historically-accurate palette.  If the color you want is not listed, please tell us your choice in the blank provided.

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