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Weston Historical Society seeks WWII memorabilia

If you have a connection with World War II, whether it’s personal experiences, artifacts, pictures,…


EDITORIAL: Veterans Day

Although Weston already marked Veterans Day on Tuesday with a living history program at the…


Weston Historical Society Museum open Veterans Day

The Weston Historical Society is honoring all veterans by inviting them, their family members, and the general public to…

Jan and Hubert van Eyck’s Adoration of the Mystic Lamb, also known as the Ghent Altarpiece of 1432, was one of the stolen paintings Lincoln Kirstein helped rescue from the salt mines at Altaussee in the Austrian Alps, where the Nazis had hidden it. The work is considered a masterpiece of 15th-Century European art.

Lincoln Kirstein: Weston’s own Monuments Man

While moviegoers are abuzz these days about the film The Monuments Men, few realize there…

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