Featured Artifact of the Week

Jan. 16, 2019 Peggy, Westford Women Doll From the “Westford Women” exhibits Peggy, Westford Women Doll Even though there are no birth and death records available, the First Parish Church record Peggy as baptized in 1732. She was the servant of Joseph H…

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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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Featured Artifact of the Week

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

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Featured Artifact of the Week

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

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Photos of Oaken Bucket Menus

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): Rainbow Hawk-Eye Camera made around 1930  W.1998.28.6b Ho…

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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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Trivia Night Fundraiser Sponsorship Opportunities

Founded “to study Westford history” and “to stimulate the collection and preservation” of related manuscripts and artifacts and “to encourage research and disseminate historical information,” the Westford Historical Society first met sixty years ago on…

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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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