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Lexington & Weston mark the big 300 in style

In Bay State history 1713 was a big year. The Old State House was built and the Treaty of Portsmouth was signed, ending long-burning hostilities between the Eastern Abenakis and the British province of Massachusetts Bay and New Hampshire.

What most history books may omit, however, is the establishment of two farming villages, Lexington and Weston, which celebrate their tercentennials this year and are gearing up for big celebrations.

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