Carlisle, Massachusetts was first settled by English colonists in 1651. Carlisle became a town in 1805. At a town meeting in 1909 it was proposed that the town celebrate a “Old Home W
On July 31, 1912 Carlisle, Massachusetts held their first Old Home Day. “It was a beautiful summer day with the Town Flag flying on the Common and the Soldiers’ Monument in the Square decorated with flags and flowers.” There were parades, a milkmaid contest and a scramble for a greased pig.