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A grave tour celebrates medical history

The elements have obscured the writing on many of the headstones. Photo by Cordelia Schiller

SHARON — Saturday, March 30, was a warm day that confirmed spring’s arrival.

It wasn’t exactly the kind of day you associate with visiting a graveyard. Nonetheless, a group of about 30 people gathered at Sharon’s Hillside Cemetery to learn the history and stories behind some of the gravestones. 

The tour was led by Marge Smith and Susan Shepard, both curators and researchers for the Sharon Historical Society; Historical Society Director Jen Owens also took part.

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