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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 »


The Westford Wardsman, Saturday, January 22, 1921

A look back in time to a century ago By Bob Oliphant “Center. Two more new periodicals have been added to the reading table at the J. V. Fletcher library. … Read more »
Hildreth Hills

Featured Artifact of the Week

Hildreth Hills Painting From the Collection Landscape watercolor of Hildreth Hills. According to the research of local journalist Gordon Seavey (1905-1996), it is in a so-called Primitive style, which tends … Read more »


January 2021 Museum Musings

Happy New Year! We hope you had a wonderful holiday season.  At the end of December, we again made the tough decision to close the Museum to the public amid the … Read more »


The Westford Wardsman, Saturday, January 15, 1921

A look back in time to a century ago By Bob Oliphant “Center. ‘Susie,’ Gordon Seavey’s trained prized pig, has been an interesting sight in our village street this week … Read more »


Capture the Moment ~ Photo Contest and Monthly Winners (2021)

We are living through an historic moment, the first time in 100 years the world is under the threat of a global pandemic. Coming generations will want to know what … Read more »
Grace Atwood

Featured Artifact of the Week

Portrait of Grace Atwood From the Collection This portrait is of Grace Atwood Millett later in life. It was painted by her son William Atwood “Bill” Millett (1922-2007), who was … Read more »


Westford 2020 Year in Review

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The Westford Wardsman, Saturday, January 8, 1921

A look back in time to a century ago By Bob Oliphant “Center. The overseers of the poor and the board of selectmen held their annual meeting Saturday to discuss … Read more »
Planter -- Corn Stabber

Featured Artifact of the Week

Seed Planter From the Farm Exhibit Seed planter used for beans, peas, and corn. It was also known as a “corn stabber.” The device was inserted into a tilled field, … Read more »


My 2020 story – Kate Lehman

In January of 2020, we put a deposit on a puppy.  We found out a week later that we were expecting a baby.  We brought home our puppy on January … Read more »


Dearest Myra, 

It’s 31st December, 2020 – the day the whole world is reflecting on the year gone by. And what a year it was! By the time you read this letter, you … Read more »


1776, Commemorating the Revolutionary War, 245 years later

245 years ago, in early 1776, Westford’s Col. John Robinson and the Robinson Regiment were at camp in Cambridge, under the command of Gen. George Washington defending Boston against the … Read more »