Harry Edward Swain, better known as Hack Swain, was not a local boy, but he made his mark in our town. I don’t know what brought Hack to town initially, but he married Rachel Matthews, a 1922 graduate of Mansfield High School. Before 1934 he had established Mr. Swain’s Children’s Band with uniforms, instruments, the whole works.
More in the The History Center's March Newsletter.
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