Aerial photo of Westford Museum by Right Angle Photography, LLC

Aerial photo of Westford Museum by Right Angle Photograpy, LLC

The Westford Knight

Learn about the “Westford Knight”, a carving of unconfirmed origin in ledge rock on the hill approaching Westford Center from Stony Brook.
Statue and photo by artist D. Christiana

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December 2019 Museum Musings

Leslie Howard named WHS Board President The Westford Historical Society and Museum is pleased to announce Leslie Howard of Westford as the new President of the Westford Historical Society. The

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Upcoming Events

After Suffrage: A 20/20 Perspective on Women’s Rights, 1920 – 2020

Thursday, February 27, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

Barbara Berenson’s second talk will address women’s rights after they finally achieved access to the ballot in 1920.  How have women fared politically and legally over the past century? Berenson ...   Read more

 

Harriet Tubman speaking in favor of women’s suffrage rights.

Friday, March 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

“I Can’t Die but Once” performance by Gwendolyn Quezaire-Presutti Tubman believed in the equality of all people, black or white, male or female, which made her sympathetic to the women’s ...   Read more

 

Photographs of Quincy W. Day, Westford Then and Now

Sunday, March 8, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

Do you recognize this house? Many of you probably drive by it every day. Join us at the Westford Historical Society for a fascinating slide show of photographs of Quincy ...   Read more

 

“I Now Pronounce You Lucy Stone” performance by Judith Kalaora.

Thursday, March 19, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

In this fiery presentation, Lucy describes the tension of Antebellum Boston.. Women were evolving from successful abolitionists to struggling suffragists! Challenging discrimination is not easy; Lucy Stone was never one ...   Read more

 

Westford Minutemen/6th Middlesex Regiment Annual Open House

Sunday, March 22, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

Visit and learn about our colonial period history, clothing and accouterments, and group activities.  Members of the Minutemen will also be available to talk about this April’s Col. John Robinson Trail ...   Read more

 

Taste of Nashoba ~Ticket Partner

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Lawrence Academy Stone Athletic Center, Groton MA

Celebrating its 19th year, the Taste of Nashoba has been an annual event showcasing the best restaurants, caterers, bakeries, and breweries from the region to thousands of attendees. Attracting over 1,000 ...   Read more