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Featured Artifact of the Week

Beanbag From the Collection Child’s beanbag resembling a frog made around 1890. It is made of linen and filled with pea beans. There are circular black beads for eyes. The

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Hall and McLaughlin – History of North Westford (Part 1&2)

Westford Town historians, Geoff Hall and Rich McLaughlin, bring their knowledge and research of North Westford for an extraordinary presentation They will share highlights of North Westford’s history from the

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History Pods-Virtually Keeping Westford’s History Alive

View our collection of short Westford History Pods (3-5 minute videos) featuring items and artifacts from the Westford Museum’s collection as well as a tibit of Westford History and more!

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Image of a 1921 Tax Payment Bill

Our Online Collections

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

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The Westford Wardsman, Saturday, April 9, 1921

A look back in time to a century ago By Bob Oliphant “Center. The minstrel show under the auspices of the Republican League … at the town hall Friday evening,

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The Westford Wardsman, Saturday, April 2, 1921

A look back in time to a century ago By Bob Oliphant “Center. Forrest White from Chauncy Hall school, Morton Seavey from Boston university, and John G. Fletcher from Phillips

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Notable of the Month – Rev. Ezra Ripley Westford Academy Trustee

Ezra Ripley,  Concord Minister and Westford Academy Trustee. (1792-1803) By James VanBever       The original Westford Academy Trustees were a group of men who were visionary, generous, and dedicated to the

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Upcoming Events

Visit the Westford Museum

Visit the Westford Museum

Sunday, April 11, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

You are invited to tour the Westford Museum. Meet our docents, they are happy to answer any questions you may have Visit our “Road to Westford” exhibit. explore the history ...   Read more

 

A Day for Doughnuts April 19, 1775 -A One Act Play (A Virtual Dramatic Reading)

A Day for Doughnuts April 19, 1775 -A One Act Play (A Virtual Dramatic Reading)

Monday, April 12, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual Meeting

Performed by Westford Academy Theater Arts Student Directed by Mike Towers “A Day for Doughnuts”  by Virginia Kimball (1976)  In her account of John Robinson, Olive Prescott, Robinson’s great, great ...   Read more

 

Pop-up Museum-Meet a Westford Minuteman and British Solider

Pop-up Museum-Meet a Westford Minuteman and British Solider

Sunday, April 18, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

Learn about everyday life in colonial life Westford. Visit with a Westford Minutemen and British Solider discuss the activities of April 1775. Make a construction paper tricorn hat. Children Musket ...   Read more

 

Visit the Westford Museum

Visit the Westford Museum

Sunday, April 18, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

You are invited to tour the Westford Museum. Meet our docents, they are happy to answer any questions you may have Visit our “Road to Westford” exhibit. explore the history ...   Read more

 

Visit the Westford Museum

Visit the Westford Museum

Sunday, April 25, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

You are invited to tour the Westford Museum. Meet our docents, they are happy to answer any questions you may have Visit our “Road to Westford” exhibit. explore the history ...   Read more

 

Visit the Westford Museum

Visit the Westford Museum

Sunday, May 2, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

You are invited to tour the Westford Museum. Meet our docents, they are happy to answer any questions you may have Visit our “Road to Westford” exhibit. explore the history ...   Read more