Did you know that…

… the Dr. Christos Daoulas Education Complex on Lakeview Ave., (also known as the Dracut High School Complex), was once an airport?? Known as the Richardson Airport, it was established following World War II on land that had once been the farm of Justus C. Richardson. The building which we know today as the Dracut Historical Society, was once used as a headquarters for the officers of the Civil Air Patrol Training Program.

Do you want more fun Dracut facts?? Come to the library and explore “The Photographic History of Dracut, Massachusetts” by Donat H. Paquet with photographs by Peter Bell. Knowing where you’ve landed can often help you fly further in life. Explore your library!



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2 responses to “Did you know that…

  1. Hazel Potvin

    I am very interested in Dracut since I have found that my husband’s paternal grandmother was born there, daughter of French Canadian mill workers, and my husband’s maternal grandfather is descended from the Colburns.

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