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Learn all the details on several historic Groton houses and places Tuesday, October 4, at 7 p.m. when the Groton Public Library and the Groton Historical Society hold the first meeting of a three-part series on several historic places in Groton.

Boutwell House

Boutwell House

Part I is What Makes Groton Unique? We will be showing glass slides of Groton from 1910. The discussion will be lead by John Ott, head of the Groton Historical Society; Al Collins head of the Groton Historical Commission; and Dan Barton, head of the Historic Districts Commission.

Peter Benedict House

Peter Benedict House

Part II is Turning and Moving Groton’s Historic Buildings on Tuesday, October 11 at 7 p.m. Dan Barton, HDC and architect, and Dan Temple, builder and owner of 1 Main Street will speak.

Temple House at 1 Main Street

Temple House at 1 Main Street

Part III is What I Learned Restoring Old Houses on Tuesday, October 18 at 7 p.m., with Peter Benedict, furniture maker and owner of 164 Main Street, and Frank Jenkins, master carpenter. They have each restored three old houses!

All three talks are free and open to all. Registration is requested, but not required. Sign up online under Upcoming Events on the GPL home page at www.gpl.org, or call the library at 978-448-8000.