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Boylston Meteor Hoax

On Wednesday (yesterday) morning [1859] the inhabitants of the towns of BoyIston and Redfield to this county, were startled by the occurrence of a most remarkable phenomena - the descent from the heavens of an immense meteoric mass.
The body struck the earth between the hours of 8 and 4 A.M., with a crash that was truly terrific, and the shock was sensibly felt and people aroused from their sleep at a distance of five miles from the scene. The body fell upon the farm of HORACE SANGER, situated on the line of Boylston and Redfield, striking in a meadow and partially on the highway. 

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