Ayer Library

Ayer’s 150th Anniversary

In celebration of the Town of Ayer’s Sesquicentennial, we will be sharing pictures and stories from Ayer’s rich history. All pictures are from the Ayer Library’s Historical Collection located in the Nutting Historical Room.

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William Wright – Image found in the William Wright photo album, available for viewing at the Ayer Library.



Charles Kennison experimenting with his new camera in 1915

Edward A. Richardson and family. (Edward is lying down) Mid-1890s

Harry Evans and William Wright at the Shirley Crossing. Photo by Charles Kennison 1914

Charles Kennison on his Buckboard, 1907.

Charles Kennison in Dago Hut at Pulpit Rock, 1907.

Harry Evans in a field. (He was shy, we don’t have a lot of photos of him.)

Charles Kennison taking a picture of Harry Evans, who is taking a picture of William Wright, 1914.


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