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The Roslindale Historical Society


Keeping Roslindale's Memories, Part 2:


You are invited to come hear and share Roslindale memories!

Tuesday, May 9th, 11:15 am – 12:15 pm

Roslindale Community Center, 6 Cummins Highway, Roslindale, MA 02131

(Accessible by using the entrance ramp.) 

Ethos was founded here in Roslindale as Southwest Boston Senior Services in 1973 as Boston’s first community-based non-profit solely devoted to keeping elders at home. First offices were on the second floor of 4249 Washington Street:

The Roslindale Historical Society invites you to a discussion of local history the 2nd Tuesday of each month at the renovated Roslindale Community Center. (Fully accessible.) This discussion will be facilitated by George Wardle. 

Participants are encouraged to bring any stories and pictures they have about Ethos and being able to continue living in their home or benefiting from the services arranged by Ethos.

Future topics: 

June 13 - Scouting in Roslindale (Girl Scouts, Brownies, Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts) 

September 12 - Roslindale High School 

October 10 - Honored Veterans since Irving Adams

For further information, contact: George Wardle

Global Boston: Roslindale

An excellent short history of Roslindale by Marilynn S. Johnson of Boston College, this page also includes links to articles about longtime Roslindale residents Josef Porteleki (Roslindale Hardware), Tasula Macrides, and Tony DeBenedictis (Tony's Market).

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