October in Millbury's History

25 October 1847

The opening of the Worcester
and Providence Railroad was
celebrated, fully eighteen
hundred people passing
through town on the train.

In Color AGAIN!

Susan Holman Waters and Asa Waters II. The Millbury Historical Society is proud to have facilitated the crafting and
installation of these gorgeous John Blunt paintings At the unveiling! Jerilyn Stead explains the many twists and turns
to this story!
Many thanks, also, to photographer Edd Cote for his valuable aid in bringing this dream to fruition.

The third annual Grace M. Laflash/Millbury Historical Society
scholarship was recently presented to Ashley Giorgio, an
eighth-grade student at Assumption School in Millbury.

The scholarship was established in honor of Grace M.
Laflash, a charter member of the Historical Society and a
former teacher at Assumption.  It is awarded annually to the
top history student at the school.

Ashley is the daughter of Paul & Diana Giorgio of Millbury,
and she will be attending Marianapolis Preparatory School in
the fall.
The late Grace Laflash
A Tribute to Cheryl

The Millbury Historical Society
mourns the passing of our longtime
Recording Secretary,
Sarnblad Piasta

Cheryl was always efficient,
hardworking and, most of all,
cheerful in her many efforts for the

Memorial contributions, as per
Cheryl's request, may be made to:

The Millbury Historical Society
P.O. Box 367,
Millbury, MA 01527