Artifacts of the Week

Featured Artifact of the Week

Slide Rule From the Westford Academy exhibit The 12″ polyphase slide rule made was by Keuffel & Esser Co., and was sometimes called a “slip stick.” It has a patent date

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Featured Artifact of the Week

Atwood Daguerreotypes From the online Atwood-Carlton-Millett exhibit This set of Daguerreotypes represents Westford’s Atwood-Carlton family around 1864. Within the wooden frame are twelve metal framed daguerreotypes surrounded by a velvet grid. At

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Featured Artifact of the Week

Ernest Born Lithographs From the Westford Granite exhibit and collection In 1930, architect and artist Ernest Born (1898-1992) made a series of 12 lithographs, including copies, for Westford’s H.E. Fletcher Co.

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Featured Artifact of the Week

Foot Warmer From the “Road to Westford” exhibit Foot warmers were staples in New England homes and churches during the winter until heating systems grew more effective in the twentieth

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Featured Artifact of the Week

Jan. 30, 2019 Brewerton Point From “The Road to Westford” exhibit Biface projectile point (arrowhead) dated to the Late Archaic Period, approx. 6,000-3,700 years ago. It was found in 1960

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Featured Artifact of the Week

Jan. 23, 2019 Wedges and Shims From the granite quarrying exhibit These wedges and shims (also known as plugs & feathers or wind blocks) were used in granite quarrying. Archaeologically, the

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Featured Artifact of the Week

Jan. 16, 2019 Peggy, Westford Women Doll From the “Westford Women” exhibits Even though there are no birth and death records available, the First Parish Church record Peggy as baptized in

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Featured Artifact of the Week

Jan. 9, 2019 Tiki Lau Drink Stirrer From the “Past Westford Eateries” exhibit The Tiki Lau restaurant on rt. 110 operated from 1974 to 2008. They offered Cantonese, Polynesian, Mandarin, Szechuan,

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Jan 2, 2019 H. Arnold Wilder’s Class Ring From the Collection The Wilder family moved to Westford in 1923 from New Hampshire, with Henry Arnold Wilder (1909-2009) graduating from Westford

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Treasured Artifacts of Olden Days

Treasured Artifacts of Olden Days A revolving exhibit featuring object(s) from the collection   Click to Featured Artifacts   Past Artifact of the Month (Selected from 2018 and prior):

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