The Meadows was the site of one of many wedding receptions held for John and Jacqueline Kennedy when they married. Presided over by Cardinal Cushing, this was a huge social event for Framingham.
Vaughn Monroe was one of the owners, and played here often. This photo is rare, not from a postcard, and shows the Meadows with the sign as it appeared on Rte 9. Looks like the picture was taken on a winter’s day.
The Meadows became the Steak n Brew in the early 1970’s where you could buy all you could drink Sangria in pitchers. Later it was called Beefsteak Charlies, and had a Disco called Vamps inside, and then mysteriously burned to the ground. Now there’s an office building on the site and a Bennigan’s next door.