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September 2020 Museum Musings

Thank you! Our Street Sign has been restored! Our street sign has quite a history! It was originally the street sign owned by Brad Emerson of Emerson Real Estate located … Read more »


Westford Celebrates Women’s Right to Vote~1920 Victory RALLY and PROMENADE

The Speeches Order of Speakers Front Row: Linda Greene, Olivia Dunn, Jazmin Rofriguez, Emily TellerBack Row:Ellen Harde, Madonna McKenzie, Andrea Peraner-Sweet, Laura Dickey Linda Greene (Opening remarks) Suffragists     … Read more »


WESTFORD HARDWARE, PARENT’S MARKET

by Marilyn Day While preparing brief histories to go with the pictures for the 2002 Westford Museum calendar, I (Marilyn Day) called Arthur Pellerin for information on the store in … Read more »


The Westford Wardsman, Saturday, August 7, 1920

A look back in time to a century ago By Bob Oliphant “Center. Mrs. J. E. Knight expects her family of teachers … next month—Misses Crocker, Ranney, Crane and Connors. … Read more »


Birds Eye View from the Westford Museums’s Cupola

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Influenza Epidemic Devastates Westford

By Bob Oliphant Originally published in the Westford Eagle, October 2018 for the 100th anniversary of the pandemic  Laura Spinney, author of Pale Rider, The Spanish Flu of 1918 and … Read more »


Fire Companies of Westford MA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkAnfAG2Aus&feature=youtu.be Westford Historical Society’s 2005 Calendar researched and created by Marilyn Day, Wesyford Town Historian  (2005) Slideshow, Alina Jeng, Westford Historical Society Intern (2020) The Center Fire Station  This fire … Read more »


The Westford Wardsman, Saturday, April 24, 1920

A look back in  time to a century ago By Bob Oliphant “Center. Company H, M.S.G., was called together for drill on Tuesday evening. After drill, rations were served of … Read more »


Museum Engagement Survey

    Do you have 10 minutes to spare? The Westford Historical Society is conducting a survey of its members and the community. The survey is 10 questions and should … Read more »


Fundraiser to support the Westford Historical Society

Choice from our wide selection of Gift Baskets Click here to purchase 5 tickets for $20 Drawing Date: Sunday May 3, 2020 at our Wild Women of Westford Sunday Afternoon … Read more »


The Westford Wardsman, Saturday, March 27, 1920

A look back in  time to a century ago By Bob Oliphant “About Town.  The new Victrola mentioned last week from the Abbot Worsted Company at Brookside was for the … Read more »


Westford Notable of the Month~ Bob Oliphant

Today, Robert “Bob” Oliphant is a local historian of Westford, but he was not always on that path. He is originally from Oberlin, Ohio, and went to college to study … Read more »