History Moment: The Kimball Family Photo Collection

1914 – Three generations of Kimballs at the office of George E. Kimball Lumber on Summer St. in Hingham Harbor, 1914. The Kimball family – beginning with George E. Kimball pictured here with his family at the turn of the 20th century and continuing to his great-granddaughter Judy – have over the years, graciously donated …

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History Moment: Rachel Lincoln’s Square Piano

Originally published by the Hingham Historical Society All photos are courtesy of HHS Nestled in the alcove of the Kelly Gallery at the Hingham Heritage Museum sits a musical treasure. This spinnet, or square fortepiano is one of a very small number that were built between 1790 and 1794 by James Henry Houston of Houston …

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HISTORY MOMENT: The Daly Family

By:  Bob Malme, Archivist, Hingham Historical Society In honor of St. Patrick’s Day and thanks to two binders of the John P. Richardson Collection co-owned by the Hingham Historical Commission and Hingham Historical Society, I would like to introduce the Dalys, one of the town’s earliest Irish immigrant families. Daniel Daly (1825-1911) was born in …

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