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Weymouth deals a glimpse into the historical past of the Bay State's second-oldest city via the most nostalgic media of the early 20th century: postcards. among 1902 and 1965, virtually an individual or whatever of importance in Weymouth was once captured by way of neighborhood postcard publishers, akin to Hunt's information Room.
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