Volunteer with file boxes of archived collections.

The Westford Historical Society's collections are now searchable via PastPerfect On-Line. Use keywords or advanced search. Read more


Statue of the Westford Knight sculpted by ChristianaStatue and photo by artist D. Christiana

Learn about the "Westford Knight", a carving of unconfirmed origin in ledge rock on the hill approaching Westford Center from Stony Brook. Read more


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Use Amazon Smile when you shop with Amazon and a portion of your purchase goes to Westford Historical Society! Read more


Upcoming Events

Genealogy Research How-to - Basic Tools

Thursday, March 1, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

Have you been thinking about looking into your family history but don't know where to start? Or maybe you've started but need to understand the available resources better. In this first session, Patti Mason and Dave Welsh will help get you jump started.

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Sample census record

Genealogy Research How-to - Going Deeper

Thursday, March 8, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

Now that you've gotten your feet wet and you're hooked into finding some of your ancestors, you're probably interested in more resources. In this second session, Bob Oliphant will delve deeper in to federal census records and doing international research.

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Group shot of the Westford Minutemen

A Visit with the Westford Minutemen

Sunday, March 11, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

Come see the Westford Minutemen up close and personal! How is a musket fired? Where do their clothes come from? Can you march to Concord with them?

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Taste of Nashoba

Tuesday, March 20, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lawrence Academy Stone Athletic Center, Groton MA

The Taste of Nashoba is back! Tuesday, March 20th at the Lawrence Academy Stone Athletic Center from 5:30 to 8 p.m. You can purchase tickets through this link and the ...

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