Winchester during COVID-19

COVID graphicPRESERVING OUR STORY

The Winchester Archival Center, home of Winchester’s historic documents, is collecting stories, pictures, short films, and other documentation of this unique time. Please share yours with us.

SUBMISSIONS

E-mail digital files using this form: https://www.winpublib.org/covid19project/ 

Or mail/deliver print items to the Archives at Town Hall. 

PHOTO PICKS 

Left: At the end of June, after two months, Town HaTown Hall barricadell is still closed to the public.

Below right: Hearing that the Woburn Council of Social Concern, which also serves Winchester, had a big need for peanut butter, the Rotary Club, whose motto is “Service Above Self,” was able to donate 1 pallet–1,008 jars–of peanut butter. One half of the pallet was paid for by an anonymous donor. Rotary-peanut butter


Winchester Heroes

Above: A thank you from the Winchester Coalition for a Safer Community.

LINKS

Heroes Saluting Heroes (video)
Public Safety still top goal for Police and Fire Departments (newspaper feature)
Despite pandemic, Winchester farm presses on with modern-day barn raising (Boston Globe newspaper feature)

WINCHESTER’S HISTORIC EPIDEMICS

Deadly epidemics run through town’s history
Influenza Epidemic of 1918

PARTNERS

This project is a collaborative effort with the Jenks Center, Network for Social Justice, WinCAM, Winchester Historical Society, Winchester Public Library, Winchester Public Schools, and interested residents.