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September 23, 2020

From the Ipswich Tribune July 20, 1927 edition


Bowdle Pioneer—George Meadows of Ipswich brought an old “grandfather’s clock” to Bowdle the other day to have O. Larsen, the jeweler, make some adjustments to its internal organs which, by reason of age, had become deranged, the clock having been in the Meadows family for something like 160 years. It was made in Ireland at Downpatrick, and is hand wrought and a beautiful specimen of work, both cabinet and works. It stands nearly six feet high and its mechanism is operated by weights. The cabinet is ornamented wi...

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