Chelmsford Historical Society
Outline of Interview Aug, 1970 Grace Mansfield Harris
Bradley R. Parker, age 23, is speaking now about the Purple Beech and introduces Grace Harris who is 95 years old, this happened when she was 16 years old, Chelmsford High, teacher was Miss Suzie Emerson who suggested the planting, they chose the purple beech, 31 or more students went to plant the tree, George Bud, Arthur Dutton held the shovel, Jesse Holt wrote the Ode which they sang, it was a beautiful day, explains how some of the classmates married in the future

End of interview
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