Aerial photo of Westford Museum by Right Angle Photography, LLC

Aerial photo of Westford Museum by Right Angle Photograpy, LLC

Featured Artifact of the Week

Prescott House Painting A 1947 depiction of the Prescott house still standing at 181A Main St, the intersection of Chamberlain Rd (Chamberlain’s Corner). The house was originally built in 1752

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Share Your Story

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,

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Ten District Schools

Five school districts were established in 1787 with schoolhouses in each district.  New districts were added in 1806, 1822, and 1826.  Westford Academy was incorporated in 1792, and a two-story

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Women’s Rights in Westford

Women’s Rights in Westford timeline 1780                   Massachusetts State Constitution restricts voting to males only but omits “male” as a qualification for holding public office. 1819                   Susan Prescott becomes the

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Upcoming Events

Cancelled~Taste of Nashoba ~Ticket Partner

Tuesday, June 16, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lawrence Academy Stone Athletic Center, Groton MA

Due to recent events and out of an abundance of caution, we have decided that it is best to postpone the Taste of Nashoba. A new date of Tuesday June ...   Read more

 

Discover Your Female Ancestors

Thursday, October 1, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

Was your great-grandmother or great great grandmother alive in 1920? Did she vote in that very first election after the ratification of the 19th amendment, that granted women the right to ...   Read more

 

"I want to go to Jail” A one-act suffrage play written by Swing and Dabanka

Sunday, November 1, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

“I Want to go to Jail” transports you back to February, 1919, when women suffragists grappled with unexpected obstacles in their quest for the final vote needed to pass the ...   Read more

 

Fibers of Life; Textiles from the Westford Historical Society’s Collections

Sunday, May 16, 2021 @ 2:30 am - 3:30 am
Westford Museum, Westford MA

This show & tell lecture is offered in cooperation with the Westford Museum & Historical Society. Their collection of local artifacts, from clothing and accouterments to linens and household items ...   Read more