DID YOU KNOW: Prize-Winning Shovels
Your weekly historical fact, courtesy of the Easton Historical Society
DID YOU KNOW that April 27, 1876 Oliver Ames, the future Governor, finished cleaning and arranging the shovels that were to be in the Centennial Exhibit in Philadelphia. By 5:30 that evening he left for Philadelphia.
Note: To see the prize-winning shovels, visit the front lobby of the Cushing-Martin Building (the former library) at Stonehill College.