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 … Read more »

Westford Celebrates Women’s Right to Vote

  The Westford Historical Society and Museum in partnership with the League of Women Voters of Westford and Westford Cultural Council  Join us for a look into the 19th Amendment … Read more »

Westford Alumni ~ Who, What and Where are you NOW!

  Westford Academy Alumni Who, What and Where are you NOW? Tell us what you have been doing since you left Westford Academy and submit it to the Westford Historical … Read more »

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 … Read more »

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 … Read more »

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 … Read more »

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 … Read more »
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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 … Read more »
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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 … Read more »
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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 … Read more »