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Who was Emricson, anyway? Great-granddaughter finds way to dig into Woodstock’s past

Molly Griffin poses with her mother, Kecia, and the shovel she discovered that bore the name of her great-grandfather, former Woodstock Mayor Thore Emricson. “That's our legacy,” her mother said, “and it found its way back to Molly. We had to get it.”
How often does the Woodstock Water Works aquatic center replace its shovels?  Apparently, not too often. Just ask Molly Griffin, a fourth-generation Woodstock native who discovered a 60-year-old shovel owned […]
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