Comments on This Site

    For a few years after I started this site (2002, I think) I had a guest book, provided by
    the web host, but I haven't had that for some time now.  In 2011, I decided that in place
    of a guest book, I'd do a page with some of the comments on the site that I receive by
    email now and then.

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    I get so much pleasure out of the Hopedale website, with the pictures and articles that
    bring up so many memories! Thank you for your effort, and I hope you are able to
    sustain it for many more years!

    David

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    Peter in Melbourne always responds, and frequently sends Hopedale items he finds
    online.

    Hello Dan,
    Many Thanks for your very good history of the Draper's and the Company, that was a
    good read and it gave me even a better understanding. I have yet to follow all links but
    will do so in a few minutes.
    Peter

    Here's another from Peter:

      It was great to see the end remark from Richard in thanking you for all you do, I
    enjoyed his story to the full. It's high time some of your contacts thanked you in this
    manner and good to see you have included it.

    Peter (Peter was referring to this from Richard: "Dear Dan. Thanks for all you do my
    friend...."  Actually no one says thank you more often than Peter.)

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    At my age I never, never forget the Hoglunds, Inghams, Safstroms or 46 Inman street,
    and the Hopedale Foundation.

    What a perfect place and to have a talented historian like you to bring  it all back do not
    have to wait for heaven you create one for all of us.  There is no question in my mind
    that you have developed a treasure of the heart for everyone who loves Hopedale and
    others who want to just know about this Utopian place.

    Thank you, Dana   

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    Dan your efforts should get national attention. Your body of work as a historian forever
    paints the picture in this case of a beautiful place called Hopedale.

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    Well, that was a tug on the heart strings - the video and slides of graduation and the
    (Memorial Day) parade. I guess I did that parade six years while in the band plus maybe
    a few more, walking the route with the Scouts. It's nice to see they hold graduations
    again on the Community House steps. Just something nice about seeing those pictures
    of downtown, the Community House, etc.
    Thanks.
    Tim

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    Your Hopedale website is really marvelous.  I lived in Hopedale from 1954 through 1958,
    and went to high school there.
    D.S.

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    Leonardo C (from Sant'ippolito, Italy)

    To the nice person Mr Dan Malloy extra thanks for your very kind help to all of us, grazie
    ancora, di cuore
    ciao

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    You continue to do a wonderful job with the history and current news of Hopedale.
    L. S.

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    Again, many Thanks for keeping me on your history newsletters mailings!!!   
    Art H (One of many messages of thanks from Art.)

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    Really like the IAQ’s section.(Infrequently asked questions)
    Richard

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    Thanks, Danny.  I particularly enjoyed your April photos
    A.L.

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    Peter's comments on the Hopedale ezine are always quite specific.

    Hello Dan,

    May I thank you for this edition.

    The History of the Charles River is of most interest, especially the two bottom documents
    plus the talk of the " Craigie Bridge " and Longfellow. The above documents were also of
    interest and tell a very good history.

    Outdoor fun at the Library looks like someone has taught them how to make those water
    bombs and the bottle rocket, something we never had with the glass bottles before
    plastic came in.

    The Shop & Sawmill, you are now getting more good documents that go back a way and
    also mention the Rev. Ballou, of interest also was your article written by G. Hopper about
    Mill River and the different heights of the river.

    I will take a look at the rest tonight.

    Regards,
    Peter.

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    The comment below refers to an animated history of Hopedale I have on YouTube.

    Great history, but really, the use of this imagery - cardboard box robots? geodesic
    domes? - is just plain stupid. Kind of an insult to the town, it's history and people, as
    well...
        
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    Dan:

    Thank you so much for taking the time to walk Hopedale with me and share your insights
    on town history. You are so full of useful facts and information, and it was great to talk to
    Howsie about Oakledge as well. I also found a number of good things in the town reports
    after our meeting, and am in the thick of working on adding all this new knowledge to my
    writeups on Hopedale for the Warren Manning book.

    The links are great. I can't believe the photos of the pond from last summer. Sure
    enough I see the stone walls, and the bridge is very much visible as well. I will have to
    look into Ballou's history to see what he says about the Cutler Bridge and other early
    Hopedale history.

    MM - Library of Landscape Architecture

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    Hello Dan,
    Wow!  I just finished reading your recent post \ update to The Statue of Hope at the
    Library. What an awesome story it is. It sure adds an interesting twist to the statue
    history, and of our little town . It is funny how a bit of scandalous news can spice things
    up a bit.  Lol.. Thank you so much for all the effort and research you do to keep your
    always, work in progress web site so interesting. It is by far a great contribution to our
    town, and my hats off to you my friend.

    Warmest Regards,

    Richard

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    THANKS Dan.  I love "You know you"re from Hopedale if...............RUSS D

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    Dan,

               I just read about the “Seven Sisters Gang””.  I have to tell you that I loved it.  I did
    get a laugh out of the fact that it was near Draper Field.  of course that means where
    Draper  Field was later located, since that gang of “groupies” melded in the mid 30’s,
    long before Draper Field was even a dream.   

    The Holmes’s (46 Progress St.)and the Soderberg’s (136 Freedom St.) lived in the
    house on the corner of Freedom and Progress St., in fact Shirley and Gladys Holmes
    moved into that house in 1927 and the Soderbergs not to far from that date.  I never
    heard of the Tuten name so the Seven sisters Gang must have driven them out before I
    was old enough to know the Tuten name.  Good job guys.

    I did know or recognize most of the names in the “Gang”.  They were a generation
    ahead of me or I am sure that I would have been mixed up with them as well.   I hate to
    think what might have happened to the poor cat.  I’ll bet Johny Cembruch knows.

    Bob H   

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    The comment about the YouTube show (a few comments up) brought about a number
    of  replies. Here are a few:

    The video is sort of cute.  Critics should try their own hands at doing something they like
    better.  I'm not sure about the meaning of the box imagery, but it captures attention and
    gets the story out there.   DCS

    That video was just plain fun, rather cute, and informative. Don't get rid of it.   AS

    Dan, it 's fine.......don't listen to this guy.... Kenny, if you can do better, show us!    
    sassychick36

    I have gone back for another look at it and find nothing wrong with your choice, the
    history is good and it beats looking at a stationery object while one listens to the
    history.   PM

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     If I understand correctly, you are the "Dan in Hopedale" who runs that website?  I find it
    incredibly informative (especially all of the information on the Drapers!) and it is also
    nice to keep updated with stuff going on down in Hopedale. Nathan P

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    Just visited the site - thanks for your continued efforts .I lived in Hopedale in the early
    sixties , lived on Mendon St. between the Phillips and Doneleys . Had we not moved , I
    would have been in the class of '70 . Looking at all the photos brings back wonderful
    memories of that place I will always consider my hometown .

    Thanks again .

    Carlton Morgan
    Columbus , Ga.

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    Thanks for that little more info, you have done Very well this year especially with all the
    research you have been able to do at the Library.

    Again, thanks for all the Histories you have made up and sent this year - they were all
    interesting and the photography was A1.

    Peter

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    You do great stuff-- I hope others appreciate your great work--kudos to you.  

    Len L

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    Dan,

    I enjoyed your YouTube movie of Hopedale in 2011 set to great music. You have had a
    busy year and I feel have added some of the best information to your site compared to
    any other year thus far. In addition you have made up all the folders at the Library for
    other's to enjoy which involves a great deal of work.  May the year of 2012 be another
    great year for you both.
    ~ Happy New Year ~
    Peter

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    Dan,
    You continue to be a treasure for the town. Thanks for all you do.
    Bob Moro

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    Wow- your links to other articles are awe-inspiring. Please add me to your mailing list if
    you continue to send out newsletters/ emails.

    Thanks,
    Jeannette

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    Hi Dan,

              Thought I would give a short Thanks for all your work on this website. You
    probably don't
    remember, but I stopped and said hi last September. We talked for a little while about
    Hopedale in the 50's. I believe I caught you on your way out the door to pick up your
    wife. I don't know how often you hear it, but I would like to say thanks again for all your
    efforts on this site. I usually check by once a week and enjoy articles and photos of my
    old home town.

    Phil C

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    Hello Dan:

    ALWAYS enjoy your site.  But this Webster Lake tell-all article is a shift to my Worcester
    County paradigm!  It's like finding out there is no Santa Claus.  Truth is just tough to
    take at times. Thanks for the cold water facts concerning that great legendary lake with
    the mystical name.

    Yours remorsefully,
    Marc

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    Dan,

    I can guarantee that I read EVERY ONE of your messages. I treat them like a little boy
    would when getting a cookie from his Mom. They are great and I am so pleased that you
    are continuing your volunteer articles. Must be that Elaine is as giving as you for the
    time you spend on your research and articles is time away from your wife. THANK YOU,
    TOO, ELAINE.


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    I am one the people who read your Hopedale History e-mails and I just love them!  
    Thank you for doing this!
    Victoria R

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    I continue to be amazed at two things-- the wonderful history of that little town and the
    effort you expend in gathering the great stories about it. Keep up the good work. I look
    forward each new installment

    Len L

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    I congratulate you on the content and quality of your work. I have been fascinated by the
    completeness of the website.

    Frank C

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    I know I don't keep in touch, but just wanted you to know I read these stories all the time
    still!
    Thanks so much again. My mom went to Hopedale High. I have her diploma in a creative
    memories scrapbook that I did of her.

    Thanks again
                                                 Donna P

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    We are enjoying great stuff that you are sending.  The pictures of the General Draper
    Library were fantastic.

    Bill R  

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    Dan!

    Thanks so much for such a thoughtful and generous offering.  Always is with your
    updates … but this strikes a real chord with me.  Great stuff!  Keep the faith... and hope
    you keep at it!

    All the best,
    Marc P
    Natick, MA

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    Love, love, love, the video and the song.  (Sleepy Little Town) What a wonderful tribute
    to Hopedale.  My daughter watched it with me as I am down here in Boston.

    Sandy

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    OMG I went to the site. IT IS INCREDIBLE. I was a history major so I was quite
    impressed. I would really like to be added to the list.

    Thanks again. Diane

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    Hi Dan,
    Greetings from Fort Myers, where I now live. I just wanted to compliment you on the
    latest Hopedale History email. Great stuff Dan! I forwarded this to a half dozen of my
    friends. I continue to believe that you and Elaine are a special gift to the town. Thanks
    for doing this for everyone.

    Take care,
    Bob

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    Dan, I continue to be both delighted and awed by the information you've gathered into
    your website.  Bravo again and again!     George D

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    Thank you Dan!

    This is terrific, I am a genealogy nut. I love to have the cemetery stones for my
    ancestors. Your kindness is greatly appreciated, I’m putting them right up on my family
    tree!

    Best,
    Helen

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    Dan,

    Thank you so much, you have gone above and beyond. I have always tried to get obits
    and cemetery markers for my research, I had none on the Parkers. The articles fill in the
    blanks on Paul K.’s death. I knew he died young in an accident but not much else.

    Again I can’t thank you enough, you have been wonderfully helpful. I appreciate your
    time and effort.

    Regards,
    Helen

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    Thank you for the FABULOUS job you do with the web page!!!! I so enjoy it.

    Marcia A

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    An interesting aside is that Bayard's 2 daughters have now hooked up with Winfield's 2
    sons (not daughter yet) so your site has reunited a whole group of cousins who had lost
    touch.

    Meredith

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    You need to make your group aware of the hours you put in.  From time to time I will
    continue to maintain my membership. (it is my privilege)  We are all so lucky to have you
    on our memory team.  Newsletter tells of your efforts as they should.

    Dana    While there is no actual "membership," Dana (HHS 1958) has been making a
    contribution for the support of the website for the past several years.

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    Just wanted to thank you very much for the site you maintain. I found it by googleing my
    old neighbor's name, just curious. My family lived in Hopedale, 1965 to 1970. Sweet
    memories. Please thank Richard Bodreau, for his article. I plan to read more, but can
    take this stuff only a little at a time. I have moved several times over a thousand miles,
    but the little move to Framingham, in 1970, when I was 14 and a half, was the hardest to
    take by far.

    Michael C.   

    And after I replied and asked if he remembered my cousins, Michael wrote:

    Dan,

    After thinking about it, I think I do remember your Grandfather Malloy. (Actually he was
    thinking of my uncle, Tom Malloy.) Several times Gary had me go with him to his
    grandparents to play with the toy soldiers they had. I believe they lived out past Sacred
    Heart Church a bit. Your grandfather was in WW1 and had a complete uniform he
    showed us. Gary, Jeff Alger and I joined together for the Halloween parade. I was
    dressed in my Uncle's WW2 army uniform, Jeff had stuff from his brother who was in
    Vietnam and Gary wore your grandfather's WW1 outfit with leg wrappings and metal
    helmet etc. Anyway, the three of us joined together for Halloween as stretcher bearers
    carrying a dummy. The third guy, I forget who, held an IV bottle. We won first prize.

    Many, many memories.

    Michael

    And after going through a bit more of the site:

    Dan, you are doing truly wonderful work and making many people very happy. I have
    three sisters and they are thrilled with what you have done. I have no pictures from that
    time. Over the years my memories of Hopedale, have seemed like a great book I read
    instead of actual experience.

    God bless you,
    Michael

    Here's another link to Michael C. After writing to me about his Hopedale memories a
    number of times, I suggested that he do a full article. He did. It's a wonderful story of
    growing up in Hopedale in the late 1960s.

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    Hi Dan,
    Thanks for taking these photos every month.  I really enjoy them and they make me
    nostalgic for Massachusetts. Hope you and Elaine are well.
    Have a great spring and summer!

    Dana F  

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    I liked so many items in this recent batch!  I began with the Kentucky connection to the
    family, but soon branched out to almost everything else.  Especially liked the bored
    actress and the photos of Hopedale in May!

    All the best,

    George D

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    Helen was my great grandmother. A fantastic find. Thank you. I shared with the whole
    Parker clan this evening!

    Paul

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    Dan, thank you for the great article about the Harel House. My brother worked there
    many years ago. He knew how to repair upholstered furniture. He told me he learned
    how to do it at the Harel House. I once went there with him. What a fascinating place it
    was.

    David

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    Hi Dan,

    I love all the old pictures and history. Thank you very much.

    Regards,
    Bob G

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    Dan,
    I wanted to thank you again for your wonderful website.  I so enjoy reading about
    Hopedale's history, but it also has taken us back in our minds to a wonderful, simpler
    time, reminding us of such fond memories. What a great community, and it still seems to
    thrive on its original mission.

    My brother Michael has been able to reconnect with his special friends from our days in
    Hopedale, and it has meant a lot to him, and myself. It is so strange how you remember
    names and places like it was yesterday. And we were very young. Hopedale has left a
    lifelong impression on our lives.

    Patti H

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    I really enjoyed the photos and other memorabilia from the Draper Field Days. I wrote
    about them in my Master's thesis a long time ago. Always fun to get the Hopedale
    History e-mail.

    Anita D.   

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    I found your web site while I was researching the Draper Corp and want to congratulate
    on a wonderful resource. What a lot of work. My wife is a Draper descendant so it has
    been a thrill to read. We were in Hopedale today for Nancy Gannett's funeral, so your
    web site was especially poignant. Thanks for all the hard work

    David B

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    Dear Dan,

    Just amazing work. Congratulations! You should open a detective agency.  Yes Beatrice
    was my mother. Thank you for giving us this little bit of family history.

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    Wow - you just made my day.  My Dad is having serious health issues -- I shared this
    with him - you can not imagine the change in him. He was so excited. He never knew that
    his father in-law Marshall Newell had known his father.  What's even better for me -- is
    that I know he will start thinking and trying to remember.

    I can not thank you enough for your kindness. I know I sound crazy - but I just want to
    convey my appreciation.

     If my Dad gets better, I want to take him back to Hopedale and visit the library.

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    Dear Dan: With sadness in my heart I am writing you to let you know that my husband
    John has died. This was on Wednesday the 12th of March. He died peacefully in his
    sleep after a few months of heart problems. He so appreciated your friendship and I wish
    to thank you for all you've done in bringing him such joy in your many articles etc.  
    Connie

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    Just had another close look, (at the picture of the HHS 1951 girls' basketball team) and
    will have to find some way to restore that to museum quality! My sister is there, and I
    have lots more of her, but what a flood of memories from others on the team! I knew
    everyone there, dated some, both before and after the time that was taken. The
    Lapworths lived diagonally across Highland Street. We were at 28 Mendon, on the
    corner next to the Goffs. Next to us on Highland were the Stares. What a flood of
    memories!
    David   

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    Hi Dan,
    I always enjoy your Hopedale History compilations, as you know, but I had to write in
    praise of Walter Brown's recollections of his Purchase Street neighbors. How in god's
    name could he remember all that? Truly amazing. I grew up on Dilla Street and knew
    many of the folks he summarized-house after house after house. Truly amazing and a
    gift to all who read it. You are amazing too Dan. Thank you for your efforts and keep up
    the good work.
    Bob M

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    Hi Dan,

    Great vintage information!! I loved reading about the history of the Patrick and Calarese
    families and the old pictures are fantastic. Thanks for your efforts in putting this
    information together and distributing it. Have a great summer.

    Regards,
    Bob G

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    Great to read the history of the town I still love to call home.
    MaryAnne


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    That's fantastic. The Draper looms the company picked up actually came to us from
    South America. Really appreciate having you as a resource. Funny how the world likes
    to connect people. All and any of your help would be much appreciated. We can chat
    more soon today after I conference with my boss. Thanks so much for reaching out.

    Bryce

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    Hi Dan
    I just wanted to thank you for your Hopedale Site.   My Dad just died over Christmas at
    age 91 -- he and I took such joy from looking through your site and exploring the past.
    Many of your photos were a catalyst for other conversations and discussions about
    characters and happenings in the past.

    I so appreciate that you took the time to do this -- your photos and newspaper clippings
    gave my Dad and I an opportunity to talk about his childhood and his family's history in
    Hopedale.   My Aunt (Mary Northrup Newell) still enjoys the site and we often discuss
    issues in Hopedale's past.

    I send you many thanks for your research efforts and best wishes for a happy new year.
    All the best.

    Marianne

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    We have precious few pictures of my late husband, John. I watched the muster video ...
    And now we have video of him. Brought me to tears. Thank you for all you do, you just
    never know the impact of things you do. Can't wait to show my daughter. Thank you.

    Ann

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    Fascinating!  You are a wealth of knowledge!  YOU ARE RIGHT!  I AM VERY
    INTERESTED!  Please do let me know if you think of or run across any more gems!  

    YOU ARE THE BEST!!!!!!

    Anita

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    The two paragraphs below came from David S a couple of weeks apart in the spring of
    2015.


    Your website is a pleasure and a treasure! I put the link in my archive "Hopedale" every
    time, and hope it survives at least as long as I do. This time the Hopedale Pond in April
    really got to me. One thing that astonishes me is how many names evoke images and
    memories. It did seem to me while growing up there that everyone in Hopedale knew
    everyone else in Hopedale. For my part, I read a familiar name and "see" that person as
    I knew him or her, and likewise look at a group photograph and rattle off the names
    without making much reference to the text below

    Whether I get more pleasure from your written material on Hopedale or your
    photography I may never resolve! Just keep it up and I'll keep being grateful. Your pear
    blossoms this time are worth a prize.

    David S

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    Thanks so much for this web site. I'm putting together a summer service on UU Utopias,
    and once I found your page, you were my major source for Hopedale. You have much
    more than I could ever use, with the kind of details that make a place come alive. It's
    outside the scope of my talk, but I may check back once in a while to see if anyone's dug
    up General Draper's statue :)

    John S.

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    Dan, you have done a great service to the town of Hopedale.

    Joe S.

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    Thank you Dan for all you do to preserve the history of our wonderful town.

    Robert O.

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    Many thanks for all your work throughout the years you have been working on your
    Newsletters, I do not know of another Newsletter that is so informative and so well written.
    May I thank you once again.

    Regards,
    Peter.

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    Thanks on the Housing Info....I remember you doing a lot of work on this topic....The
    volume of material you have put into the website is incredible.

    Mike C.

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    Thanks for the efforts in putting this information together. Even though I am not from
    Hopedale. I am enjoying the history lessons especially living in one of the manufacturing
    centers of the Industrial Revolution. It's hard to visualize what this area was like 100-150
    years ago.

    I meant to let you know that I also enjoyed the aerial visuals of the factory you put in the
    last month's email. The way you presented them it showed the clean up efforts over the
    past couple decades and gives you an idea of how massive this operation was. The
    foundry visuals in this email are also very interesting.

    Thanks again for your efforts.

    Regards,
    Bob

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    Thanks again for all your work. This area is so rich in history it's great that we have a
    dedicated person like you to help keep it alive.

    Regards,
    Bob G

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    I am so grateful for these posts and memories. The best place to grow up ever.

    Tina

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    Hello,

    I'm a new resident of the town (moved here in July), and I recently stumbled across your
    site. I'm blown away by the dedication you have to preserving the town's history. I just
    want to say keep up the good work and I'll be referring back to your site to continue
    learning both the history and current events of my new home.

    Thanks, KB

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    Thank you SO much Dan for doing this. I was in the class of 1966 but moved to Maine in
    1964. I so appreciate all the time and effort you put into keeping us all informed. Thank
    you from the bottom of my heart!

    MRA

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    Dan I love reading all of these. What is cool for me in this months is the article about the
    band performing at the worlds fair in 65. Because they were there my brothers Robert
    and Steve went across the street to Shea stadium and were able to buy 3 tickets to see
    the Beatles in August! The legendary Shea concert and we were there! The ticklets
    were like $5.75 each. Our parents bought a car to drive us there and they sat in the car
    while we went to the concert and we drove back home that night! Pretty amazing!

    Sorry to learn of your wife's passing

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    I just had a wonderful trip back in time. I first read your piece about your wife then i read
    her piece about living on George st. What a treat! It brought back so many memories of
    my life on George street.

    David (Not the same Dave as the one who sent the one about the Beatles concert.)

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    The red school house trip to Boston, now wasn't that something!!! I only saw a name of
    one of my classmates, I think most were older than me. The tax rate of 1940..can you
    imagine. The richest town in the state. I know how lucky I was to grow up there. Loved
    the picture of the ballfield with Dutcher Street School in the background. The TV listings..
    Maverick, What's My line, Meet the Press..which I watch every Sunday..longest running
    program on tv. Dinah Shore Show,Community Auditions..loved that one! The Lone
    Ranger..that was a very popular one! The recipes calling for Zappella Dairy products!!
    The flood of 1955..remember it very well, my entire family had to go get a shot from Dr
    Chichetti as we had been exposed..and that needle was HUGE!! It's so nice to see the
    beautiful Statue of Hope. I mean what town has something like that at their library??! I'm
    liking the Food Drive, excellent idea.. Last but not least, the Fairy Walk. I attended it
    about 2 years ago and it was one of the nicest walks I have ever had! Angels of the
    Morning..one of my favorites. So, thanks Dan! I didn't get my errands done today but
    this was 100 times better!!! (This comment from Facebook refers to 2019-05).

    Frances

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    Dan,
    I'm still enjoying all the wonderful stories in this months email. What a wealth of
    information.
    Thanks again,
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    What a whimsical, historic, and thoroughly charming set of photos, Dan. From Hopedale
    (loved the lady slippers and bunnies) to Boston. Thank you for all you do to keep the
    history of Hopedale alive and for sharing some of your personal connections to the
    landscape as well.



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    Since you included my Draper video there I have heard from many Hopedale residents
    who I've not seen or heard from in many years. I don't have to tell you how powerful and
    loved your site is to these folks. I just want to say thank you for all you do and all you've
    done to promote and preserve Hopedale history. 5 stars sir!

    Doug

    A few days later, another comment from Doug.

    Hello Dan, 1st I'd like to thank you for your diligence and hard work keeping up your site.
    It's memory lane for me sometimes, reading your archive articles and viewing your
    picture collections. The folks that view your work are fortunate to have you at the helm,
    keeping history alive, and promoting the wonderful town of Hopedale. It's also interesting
    to see the events of yesteryear from other towns as well, and you do an outstanding job
    blending all the history together to form the content of your site. Thank you for what you
    do and what you've done for the historical junkies and the curious folks who enjoy the
    news of days gone by. I salute your efforts and your professionalism!

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    Hi Dan!

    You did again! What a fantastic spread on the Princess. The history and pictures are
    great. Especially the picture of the Prince Andrea. Where the heck did you ever get that
    one! Also, I can believe he took his mistress with him on the honeymoon!! That should
    have been a red flag from Day One. I wonder how the General felt about that? Also, it
    did not know that General Draper married the daughter of a Confederate General.
    Thanks for all the good reading and viewing and for keeping all of this rich history alive!

    Bets regards, B

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    Wow Arthur Brown was my uncle. I knew he was shot down and was a POW but I never
    knew the whole story. Thanks for posting that Dan   (Here's the page that comment
    referred to.)

    As to the comment about the general, he didn't have a problem with the marriage. He
    died in 1910, and the marriage took place in 1916.

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    Wow, That was a great edition for me. (Ezine for September 2020.) Many connections
    this time. Loved the story about Mrs. Mongeon. Mrs. Stare, Jackie Stare, Larry Heron,
    Dave Doyle and others.

    Thanks again. Mike C

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    Dan,
    Fabulous update on what's going on in Hopedale. I love the aerial pictures of the town
    and Draper plant. It's obvious Hopedale was a very exciting town to live in back in those
    days! Thank you.
    Bob G

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