Featured Artifact of the Week

Jan. 16, 2019 Peggy, Westford Women Doll From the “Westford Women” exhibits Peggy, Westford Women Doll Even though there are no birth and death records available, the First Parish Church record Peggy as baptized in 1732. She was the servant of Joseph H…

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Poppy Project for Festival of Trees

We need your help creating crocheted and knitted poppies as decorations for the Westford Historical Society’s Family-Fun Festival of Tree to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the First Armistice Day and remember those lost in World War I.   The p…

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Trivia Night Fundraiser Sponsorship Opportunities

Founded “to study Westford history” and “to stimulate the collection and preservation” of related manuscripts and artifacts and “to encourage research and disseminate historical information,” the Westford Historical Society first met sixty years ago on…

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Authentic letters from Westford residents presented by WA Students

In recognition of the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War, nineteen Westford Academy students presented a dramatic interpretation of a series of authentic letters written by Westford residents, John and William Jubb while serving as soldiers in…

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Photo of Mary McAvoy reading

Mary McAvoy reading and photo display

Mary McAvoy7 November 2010 – Local author and photographer Mary McAvoy read from two of her novels as well as her nature photo blog. The photos she brought for display had a circle theme – all beautiful!

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Photo of Jose Ramirez

Jose Ramirez book signing: “Notes and Memories”

Jose Ramirez12 September 2010 – Jose Ramirez held a book signing for his publication Notes and Memories, a journal of his father’s experiences as a country doctor in Cuba. The origianl Spanish journal as well as Jose’s English translation are both incl…

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Photo of Don Troiani wth his "Departure of the Minutemen" painting

Don Troiani’s “Departure of the Minutemen”

“Departure of the Minutemen”8 September 2010 – The Museum hosted the first public viewing of Don Troiani’s painting Departure of the Minutemen. Left to right in the photo: Susand and Brent Downing of Rochester NY commissioned the painting, which includ…

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