White Tricorn hat
White Tricorn hat

Lex. Winter Carnival, 1915
Lex. Winter Carnival, 1915

Lex.-Concord half dollars
Lex.-Concord half dollars

Lex. Centennial medals
Lex. Centennial medals

British coin, 1734
British coin, 1734

Battle of Lex. by Doolittle
Battle of Lex. by Doolittle

Exhibit 5: Artifacts, Souvenirs & Art

The Worthen Collection includes objects dating from the 1700s to the 1970s. The Worthens collected medals, pins, coins, buttons, badges and commemorative items associated with April 19th and other Lexington celebrations, as well as with their participation in numerous local committees and organizations.

The collection also includes some reproductions of posters, prints and paintings, and several of Mr. Worthen Jr.'s architectural sketches, plans and drawings for Lexington Center improvements, Munroe Tavern restoration and proposed memorials and signs.

To see some interesting examples, click one of the links on the left side of the page.

Use the links at the top of the page to navigate this exhibit.

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Questions? Please contact the Reference Department at 781-862-6288 x. 250, or send an email to askcary@minlib.net.


 

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