The picture at the top of the page was taken at the Draper field day in 1919. The photos
    of the mile race and the fifty yard race were taken in 1912. The date of the color postcard
    is unknown. There's a mistake in the caption. It shows the town park, not Bancroft Park.
    The building in the background in several of the pictures is the Roper factory that stood
    for many years on Northrop Street, next to the park.

    The baseball, tennis and pond photos are from the 1912 Field Day. Note the boat houses
    lining the Hopedale Street side of the pond. Several boathouses survived on the Lake
    Street side into the 1950s.

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