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Living and working in a new way ~ The COVID-19 Pandemic What would you like your children and grandchild to remember or know about the COVID-19 pandemic? Share your reflections, … Read more »
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Featured Artifact of the Week

Railroad Clock From the museum This Regulator Railroad Clock was made no earlier than 1860 by the Seth Thomas Clock Company, then of Plymouth Hollow, CT. According to ClockHistory.com, the … Read more »


The Westford Wardsman, Saturday, October 16, 1920

A look back in time to a century ago By Bob Oliphant “Center. The Donald M. Camerons have closed the Cameron homestead this week and moved back to their city … Read more »
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Featured Artifact of the Week

Westford Academy Laptop From the Westford Academy Exhibit Students once used slate tablets and slide-rules as part of their learning experience. As far back as the early 2000s, Westford Academy … Read more »


October 2020 Museum Musings

Renew your Westford Historical Society Membership – Only a click away! Life has changed so much since COVID-19 began spreading in the United States, your assistance is needed now more … Read more »


Notable of the Month- True A. Bean

When True Bean died at the Westford Town Farm, people in town erected marble markers for True and his wife Mary. * The couple had no children and no money. … Read more »


The Westford Wardsman, Saturday, October 9, 1920

A look back in time to a century ago By Bob Oliphant “Center. The October meeting of the Ladies’ Aid society as an all-day meeting will take place at the … Read more »
Snow Roller

Featured Artifact of the Week

Snow Roller From the Collection Painted wood model of a snow roller once used in Westford. Before snow plowing — and before the automobile became popular, it was common to … Read more »


The Westford Wardsman, Saturday, October 2, 1920

A look back in time to a century ago By Bob Oliphant “Center. Dr. and Mrs. Fabyan Packard have been staying at the home of Mrs. Alice M. Wells while … Read more »


Featured Artifact of the Week

Ice Cutting From the Collection Photo of Frederick Shugrue (1908-1972) harvesting ice at Long Sought For Pond in February 1950. Ice harvesting, as a viable business, was more common in … Read more »


The Westford Wardsman, Saturday, September 25, 1920

A look back in time to a century ago By Bob Oliphant “Center. New telephone subscribers added to the already large exchange are Clarence Hildreth 53; J. E. Clement, 107-3; … Read more »


Featured Artifact of the Week

Organ From the museum The pump organ was originally from the Prescott family home at 26 Pine St, the 1780 Levi Prescott House, in Forge Village. It was made by … Read more »


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 »