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PHOTOS: Tree is dedicated to former Nahant historian

Tree dedication

Friends and family gathered around a cherry tree on the lawn of Nahant Public Library to honor and dedicate the tree to Dan deStefano.

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Tree dedication

In honor and memory of Dan deStefano, the Historical Society and the Library dedicate an Okame Cherry Tree on the lawn of the Nahant Public Library, where Dan served Nahant’s readers, researchers, authors, and lovers of Nahant as director for 22 years. In addition to serving on many town committees, Dan was a published writer, illustrator and artist as well as a husband, father, mentor, and friend.

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Tree dedication

Librarian Sharon Hawkes speaks during the commemoration of the Okame Cherry Tree on the front lawn of Nahant Public Library in honor of Dan deStefano.

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Tree dedication

Bonnie D'Orlando, retired curator of the Nahant Historical Society, speaks during the commemoration of the Okame Cherry Tree on the front lawn of Nahant Public Library in honor of Dan deStefano.

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In honor and memory of Dan deStefano, the Historical Society and the Library dedicate an Okame Cherry Tree on the lawn of the Nahant Public Library, where Dan served Nahant’s readers, researchers, authors, and lovers of Nahant as director for 22 years. In addition to serving on many town committees, Dan was a published writer, illustrator and artist as well as a husband, father, mentor, and friend.

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