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The Westford Wardsman, Saturday, September 18, 1920

A look back in time to a century agoBy Bob Oliphant   “Center.  The recent rains with wind have caused much trouble with the telephone wires and the trouble man from … Read more »


Featured Artifact of the Week

Victor Victrola From the museum This Victrola turntable was manufactured by the Victor Talking Machine Company in Camdon, NJ. The VV-210 model was made between 1922 and 1925, while a … Read more »


Captain Peletiah Fletcher Doll House

The Doll House is no ordinary playhouse. After moving into the Captains Fletcher House (54 Lowell Rd), Mary “Marmi” D. Agnew decided to create a replica of the house. The … Read more »


The Westford Wardsman, Saturday, September 11, 1920

A look back in time to a century ago By Bob Oliphant “Center. The class that graduated from Westford academy in June has various plans. Forrest S. White goes to … Read more »
On the Farm

Westford Then Now Tomorrow

Connect the past, present, and future of the town!​Read more »


Featured Artifact of the Week

Framed Photograph From the online Atwood-Carlton-Millett Exhibit Black and white photograph in a decorative convex frame. It contains the image of Daniel Elliot Atwood (1850 – 1931) and Eliza “Lizzie” … Read more »


Featured Artifact of the Week

Apple Bowl Photograph From the Collection Ca. 1940 photograph of a bowl of apples at the Forest View Farm (Gould-Picking Farm) in Westford. The property was located at 5 & … Read more »


The Westford Wardsman, Saturday, August 28, 1920

A look back in time to a century ago By Bob Oliphant “Center. The [new] siren whistle on the fire house is to be sounded Saturday at noon. This is … Read more »


Featured Artifact of the Week

Glass Plate Negatives From the collection These glass plate negatives capture a play at Healy Hall from over one-hundred years ago. The building was a popular meeting place for Graniteville … Read more »


Westford Celebrates Women’s Right to Vote~1920 Victory RALLY and PROMENADE

The Speeches Order of Speakers Front Row: Linda Greene, Olivia Dunn, Jazmin Rofriguez, Emily TellerBack Row:Ellen Harde, Madonna McKenzie, Andrea Peraner-Sweet, Laura Dickey Linda Greene (Opening remarks) Suffragists     … Read more »


The Westford Wardsman, Saturday, August 21, 1920

A look back in time to a century ago By Bob Oliphant “Center. Two more of our home girls will teach in town this year. Miss Ruth P. Tuttle will … Read more »
Alice Hildreth

Featured Artifact of the Week

Framed Photograph From the Collection Framed photograph of Alice Ann Battersby Hildreth (1905-1974). She married Charles Lewis Hildreth (1879-1968) in 1930, his second wife. Charles was a local lawyer, and … Read more »