Geoff Hall’s Westford Tales

Geoff Hall continues to capture stories of members from the Westford community. Westford Tales, focusing on residents’ memories of Westford throughout the years. Geoffrey D. Hall is a third generation Westfordite.

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A Self Guided ARTIST TOUR of the David P. Christiana SCULPTURES in Westford Center

Welcome to the Westford Historical Society’s self-guided 45-minute Artist Tour of the David P. Christiana’s Sculptures in Westford Center. Start your tour at the Westford Museum (2 Boston Rd.), Follow

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Tour of the Revolutionary War Veterans and Civilian Casualties buried in Fairview Cemetery, Westford MA

The tour shows Westford Revolutionary War Patriots’ names on a map. Clicking a map marker shows a picture of their tombstone in Fairview Cemetery and additional information for the selected

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Bob Oliphant’s Weekly Westford Wardsman Podcasts

Listen as Bob Oliphant shares the weekly Westford news plus bonus information of Westford and our residents from over 100 year’s ago. The Westford Wardsman was published weekly as part

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Featured Artifact of the Week

Telegraph Key From the Collection Vibroplex Semiautomatic Telegraph Key. It was first sold in 1926, and was branded as the “Lightning Bug” during the late 1930s. Telegraphy primarily used morse

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Notable of the Month – Capt. Rick “Warlock” Bradley (1946-1999)

When Rick Bradley graduated from Westford Academy in 1963, he left a stellar record. During Rick’s senior year, he served as Student Council President and in sports he was a

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Featured Artifact of the Week

Red Mug From the Collection Red-painted cider mug found in the ruins of the cider mill in the orchard of Sebastian Bangert “Bassie” Watson (1870-1953). The mill, located on Tadmuck

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Upcoming Events

How to navigate the 1950 census and find your ancestors with Bob Oliphant

How to navigate the 1950 census and find your ancestors with Bob Oliphant

Wednesday, October 12, 2022    
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Westford Town Historian and Genealogist, Bob Oliphant will share tips, tactics, and techniques in finding you and your ancestors in the newly published 1950 Census. Followed by [...]
The Dedication of Capt. Joseph Read Boston Tea Party Participant Memorial

The Dedication of Capt. Joseph Read Boston Tea Party Participant Memorial

Saturday, October 15, 2022    
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Westford Cemetery Commission and the Westford Museum & Historical Society in partnership with the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, will place a commemorative [...]
2022 Westford Historical Society's Annual Meeting

2022 Westford Historical Society's Annual Meeting

Wednesday, October 19, 2022    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
All welcome to attend this year’s annual meeting. A brief presentation summarizing the year with regard to activities, membership and finances, followed by a special [...]
Westford 100 years ago: The Hildreth Plates Close up

Westford 100 years ago: The Hildreth Plates Close up

Wednesday, November 9, 2022    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
In the early decades of the 20th century Charles L. Hildreth photographed the people and places of Westford and beyond, primarily on 4x5" glass plates.  [...]