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Tree of Lights Ceremony-Swampscott
Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston will host its annual Tree of Lights ceremony in Swampscott at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 6th on the lawn in front of the Swampscott Town Hall on 22 Monument Avenue. The Tree of Lights is an event that invites members of the community to sponsor a light on a tree in memory or in honor of a loved one with a donation to support the mission of Hospice of the North Shore & Greater Boston.
More About Swampscott Town Hall
Swampscott Town Hall is the center of local government and rich in history. Residents come to the historic building to register to vote, pay water bills and check their home's assessed value, among other reasons. Selectmen and other town boards meet there.
Many who enter the elegant brick building pause to enjoy its hardwood floors and ornamental trim. Stately portraits painted in oil and historic photographs hang on the walls.
The building is a National Historic Landmark, formerly home to prolific inventor Elihu Thomson. Thomson was a pioneer in the development electronic devices and helped found General Electric.