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The Westford Wardsman, Saturday, April 5, 1919

A look back in time to a century ago By Bob Oliphant “Center.  The academy was closed last week Friday and the teachers had a day for visiting other schools.  Mrs. Harold W. Hildreth and Miss Libby J. Cohen visited the Lowell Normal school and Principa…

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The Westford Wardsman, Saturday, March 29, 1919

A look back in  time to a century ago By Bob Oliphant “Center. The regular weekly drill of the home guard company took place on Tuesday evening and was well attended, with Major Tuttle in attendance. The work consisted of Platoon movements and ‘riot dr…

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The Westford Wardsman, Saturday, March 22, 1919

A look back in time to a century ago By Bob Oliphant   “Center. Next week, March 24 to March 31, under the auspices of the Westford Red Cross branch, there will be a campaign for clothing for immediate relief in the Near East. The drive will be in…

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Interested in becoming a Westford Minuteman?

The Westford Minutemen will hold their annual open house at the Westford Museum Sunday March 10th from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.  Visit and learn about our colonial period history, period clothing and accouterments, and group activities. Members of the Minuteme…

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Join us as we recognize just a few of the Wild Women of Westford!

Women throughout Westford’s history have stood up for what they thought was right, whether it be improving the school system, blocking/advocating undesirable businesses in town, volunteering on a Town board, or improving the lives of individuals in som…

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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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