News

Have you seen the new exhibits?

Dear Friend of WHS,  We need your support in helping us fulfill our part of the Mass Humanities grant we received to fund our new exhibits: Road to Westford and Westford Academy. For those that have seen the exhibit in person, please fill out this surv…

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February History Discussion

Four Mondays in February, 7:00 – 8:30 pm at the Westford Museum This year’s topic: Westford Immigrant Stories from the late 19th to the early 21st century We’ll be basing our sessions on both transcribed and recorded interviews of over a century of imm…

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Join or Donate Today!

With the end of the year approaching, your consideration in making a gift in support of Westford Historical Society and Museum is appreciated and has a tremendous impact on preserving our treasured Westford History. All your gifts enhance the experienc…

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Linda Greene hired as new director!

The Board of Directors is pleased to announce Westford resident, Linda Greene as the next director of the Westford Historical Society and Museum. WHS Board President, Dan Lacroix, said, “Our search committee went into the process with a vision for the…

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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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Search for a new Director

After 13 years of dedicated service to the WHS and the community at large, our Museum Director, Penny Lacroix, has decided that it is time to retire from her position and transition into a new career. At the conclusion of the successful 5 year “Westfor…

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WestfordCAT videos of past events

Did you know that WestfordCAT records many of the programs presented at the Museum? Declaring Independence was a collaboration with the First Parish Church United and Freedom’s Way. This was a narrated reading of the Declaration of Independence structu…

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WA Capstone Interns

Interns Jack S. and Nick M. Intern Michael T. with his tour map, helmet-cam and final video This spring, the WHS offices hosted 3 senior interns from Westford Academy. Jack worked with collections and helped with the 3rd grade tours. Nick worked in the…

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Governor Long Portrait Update

John D. Long as a senior at Harvard one year before began teaching at Westford Academy The portrait of John D. Long after he was Governor. This is the portrait that will be restored. Good news! We have raised the funds to have the portrait restored!  T…

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Keep calm. It's only postponed.

Genealogy talk postponed

In light of the power being out in Westford Center, the Genealogy event originally scheduled for this evening is postponed until next Thursday 3/15. No need to re-register, but if you haven’t registered, here’s the link.

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