Blast from the Past

May 19, 2009

Jana Boag and board member Jeff Varner picture themselves winning a Victorian mirror at the Heritage Auction on October 18.

Image: Evan Pilchik

The Bosco-Milligan Foundation commemorated its twentieth anniversary by hosting the thirteenth annual Riches of a City Heritage Auction. Some 350 history buffs gathered at the Governor Hotel to mark the occasion and to snag a treasure trove of relics, such as an antique locomotive headlight, or lavish travel packages like a weeklong escape to Nantucket. The big-ticket prizes ushered in $70,000 for the foundation’s historic preservation programs.

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