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The 1880 Murder of Alice Meaker

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Emeline Meaker

The story of a young girl from Duxbury who was murdered by her step mother and step brother because they did not want to take care of her anymore.  This sad story that will be shared April 26th at 7:00 at the Steele Community Room, 28 North Main St.

It is free and open to the public.


April 26, 2023

7:00 p.m.

Steele Community Room

Alice's headstone in Duxbury Corner Cemetery

17th annual Memorial Day

Ghost Walk

Monday, May 29th 11:00 am at the Holy Cross Cemetery, Duxbury 

The program will include American Legion Post 59 Student Speaker Jeswin Antony, American Legion oratorical winner for the 3rd year.

Ghost walk stories will be led by members of the Waterbury Historical Society.

This year's Ghost Walk will feature stories of immigrants buried in the cemetery, who decided to call America their home.  Discover what made them uproot their families to come to a new country, and learn a new language and culture.

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