Hopkinton Historical Society

Boston Marathon Keepsake

As a fundraising initiative, the Hopkinton Historical Society is now selling Boston Marathon Keepsake Ornaments that can be custom engraved to recognize your favorite marathon runner.  The ornament (shown below) recognizes the historical contribution that the Boston Marathon has made to the Town of Hopkinton, Massachusetts (the starting line of the Boston Marathon).  The front of the ornament includes a historical photograph of the Boston Marathon in 1938, and the reverse side of the ornament can be engraved with the runner’s name, the year they ran the Boston Marathon, and their official finish time (we can look this up for you). 
 
The keepsake ornament measures 3 inches wide and 2.25 inches tall, and it will be mailed to you or to your intended recipient in a decorative keepsake box that will preserve the ornament for many years to come.  What a great holiday gift or memento for those who have demonstrated the physical strength and courage to compete in the world’s most prestigious annual marathon event!
 
The cost of the keepsake is ornament is $30.00 (including the engraving) plus a shipping and handling charge of $3.00 (in the US) and $10.00 (outside the U.S.).  To order an ornament, just print out and complete the Boston Marathon Keepsake Ornament Order Form and mail the form and your check to the Hopkinton Historical Society, P.O. Box 423, Hopkinton, MA 01748.  On orders received later than May 1, 2014, if engraved, please add $3.00 due to the loss of volume engraving discount.  For questions about the keepsake ornaments, please leave a message at the Historical Society office (508) 435-4502 or send an email to hopkhistsoc@hotmail.com.
 
All proceeds from the sale of the ornaments will support the work of the Hopkinton Historical Society.  Thank you for your support!