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Hildreth Hills

Featured Artifact of the Week

Hildreth Hills Painting From the Collection Landscape watercolor of Hildreth Hills. According to the research of local journalist Gordon Seavey (1905-1996), it is in a so-called Primitive style, which tends

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Capture the Moment ~ Photo Contest and Monthly Winners (2021)

We are living through an historic moment, the first time in 100 years the world is under the threat of a global pandemic. Coming generations will want to know what

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1776, Commemorating the Revolutionary War, 245 years later

245 years ago, in early 1776, Westford’s Col. John Robinson and the Robinson Regiment were at camp in Cambridge, under the command of Gen. George Washington defending Boston against the

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Hall and McLaughlin – History of North Westford (Part one)

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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Grace Atwood

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Portrait of Grace Atwood From the Collection This portrait is of Grace Atwood Millett later in life. It was painted by her son William Atwood “Bill” Millett (1922-2007), who was

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The Westford Wardsman, Saturday, January 8, 1921

A look back in time to a century ago By Bob Oliphant “Center. The overseers of the poor and the board of selectmen held their annual meeting Saturday to discuss

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Planter -- Corn Stabber

Featured Artifact of the Week

Seed Planter From the Farm Exhibit Seed planter used for beans, peas, and corn. It was also known as a “corn stabber.” The device was inserted into a tilled field,

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Upcoming Events

February Book Club - 1776 by David McCullough (A Virtual Event) Part 1 Chapters 1-3

February Book Club - 1776 by David McCullough (A Virtual Event) Part 1 Chapters 1-3

Tuesday, February 2, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual Meeting

Celebrate the 245th Anniversary of 1776 and the Revolutionary War with a book discussion of David McCullough's book 1776 Pre-Registration here for Zoom Login Book Description Order a new or ...   Read more

 

February Book Club - 1776 by David McCullough (A Virtual Event) Part 2 Chapters 4&5

February Book Club - 1776 by David McCullough (A Virtual Event) Part 2 Chapters 4&5

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual Meeting

Celebrate the 245th Anniversary of 1776 and the Revolutionary War with a book discussion of David McCullough's book 1776 Pre-Registration here for Zoom Login Book Description Order a new or ...   Read more

 

February Book Club - 1776 by David McCullough (A Virtual Event) Part 3 Chapters 6&7

February Book Club - 1776 by David McCullough (A Virtual Event) Part 3 Chapters 6&7

Tuesday, February 16, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual Meeting

Celebrate the 245th Anniversary of 1776 and the Revolutionary War with a book discussion of David McCullough's book 1776 Pre-Registration here for Zoom Login Book Description Order a new or ...   Read more

 

Meet Paul Revere (A Virtual Event)

Meet Paul Revere (A Virtual Event)

Thursday, March 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Virtual Meeting

Historical interpreter Mike LePage as colonial silversmith and beloved American patriot Paul Revere will speak about the history of 1776 and his ties to Westford. A presentation followed by questions ...   Read more

 

Rendezvous with Rachel Revere (A Virtual Event)

Rendezvous with Rachel Revere (A Virtual Event)

Thursday, April 8, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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It is May 2, 1775 and Rachel Revere has only heard from her beloved husband Paul once since his legendary midnight ride on the 18th of April. Still isolated from ...   Read more

 

Fibers of Life; Textiles from the Westford Historical Society’s Collections

Fibers of Life; Textiles from the Westford Historical Society’s Collections

Sunday, May 16, 2021 @ 2:30 am - 3:30 am
Westford Museum, Westford MA

This show & tell lecture is offered in cooperation with the Westford Museum & Historical Society. Their collection of local artifacts, from clothing and accouterments to linens and household items ...   Read more