Traveling Down Route 110 (Littleton Road) with Geoff and Bob!

A new Westford history film documentary. “Traveling Down Route 110 (Littleton Road) with Geoff and Bob”. There’s an amazing amount of history to be found in the four miles along

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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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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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Photo Front

Featured Artifact of the Week

Photographic Print From the Collection Photograph of Ellen Henrietta Swallow Richards (1842-1911) from around when she entered Westford Academy in 1859. The back states, “Nellie Swallow / mouth like her

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Interviews with Westford Veterans (Audio)

These interviews are part of a collection of CDs “Interviews with Westford Veterans conducted by Christopher Crane, Boy Scouts of America, Andover Troop 73. Presented to the Westford Museum (2008).

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Featured Artifact of the Week

Slide From the Collection Image of the Stevens Homestead in Chelmsford, MA, from a collection of slides relating to geneticist Nettie Stevens (1861-1912). The homestead sketch is undated, but a

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Upcoming Events

Wild Women of Westford. An evening of Storytelling and Wine Pairing

Wild Women of Westford. An evening of Storytelling and Wine Pairing

Friday, August 26, 2022    
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Every woman has a story to tell and gifts to share with the world. Since 1971 Women’s Equality Day, which is celebrated every August 26, [...]
The Epidemic of 1775, The Bloody Flux, with Judy Cataldo

The Epidemic of 1775, The Bloody Flux, with Judy Cataldo

Monday, August 29, 2022    
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
In the late summer of 1775, a terrible epidemic struck Boston, and much of New England. As the Revolutionary War heated up, and the siege [...]
A Walking Tour of historic Boston Rd with Ellen Harde

A Walking Tour of historic Boston Rd with Ellen Harde

Sunday, September 18, 2022    
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Did you know that there was a blacksmith shop, the Town Pound, the Westford Town Clerk’s Office and a Ski Tow once located on Boston [...]
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 [...]