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Saturday, January 14, 2017
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Nation's First Country Club Established





On this day in 1882, a group of men from the social elite of Boston formally established The Country Club of Brookline, the first such club in the United States. Only four miles from the center of Boston, Brookline attracted well-to-do families who could afford to get away from the city for the summer. After the Civil War, many of these families...

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