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Featured Artifact of the Week

Photograph of Wright House From the Collection The Wright House, also known as the Lyon House, was built around 1717. It stood at the junction of Groton Rd and North

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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 16, 1921

A look back in time to a century ago By Bob Oliphant “Center. The first honors of the graduating class of the academy fall to boys this year. Stanley Smith

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Notable of the Month-Capt John Abbot, Westford Academy Trustee (1792-1804)

Capt. John Abbot Westford Town Clerk, Treasurer and a Founder of the Westford Academy  When Westford Academy was founded in 1792, it was led by a group of gentlemen who

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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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Upcoming Events

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

 

Visit the Westford Museum

Visit the Westford Museum

Sunday, May 9, 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

 

Pop-up Museum-Native American Stone Artifacts and Tools (Story and Craft)

Pop-up Museum-Native American Stone Artifacts and Tools (Story and Craft)

Sunday, May 16, 2021 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

Our Outdoor Native American Pop-up Museum will feature artifacts from the Westford Museum collection, a related children's craft and storytime. Evidence of Native Americans has been found in Westford areas ...   Read more

 

Visit the Westford Museum

Visit the Westford Museum

Sunday, May 16, 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 23, 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