THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED.
Lexington Library is cancelling this event in the interest of public health. We are tentatively planning to push this back to October and will post a rescheduled date as soon as we have confirmed one. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
The Quabbin Reservoir is the largest inland body of water in Massachusetts, and is the primary water supply for 40+ communities in Greater Boston. Leigh Youngblood, will give a presentation on the construction of the reservoir, the four lost towns of the Quabbin Reservoir - Dana, Enfield, Greenwich, and Prescott - and the land, water, wildlife, and people that persevere there today. Many individuals living in the greater North Quabbin region where Mount Grace conserves and stewards land have parents who experienced the relocation, keeping the legacy very much alive today. Constant encounters with landowners, foresters, biologists, surveyors, historians, artists, anglers, poets, and others inform a balanced perspective between the practical and the personal. This talk is co-sponsored by the Lexington Field & Garden Club.