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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November 2019 Musings

A letter from the WHS President At the Westford Historical Society we’re all about the past, present, and future.  Our affinity for the past is obvious; interpreting history is at

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Upcoming Events

DAR Col. John Robinson Chapter~ Good Citizen Award Ceremony

Sunday, January 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

The DAR Good Citizens Award and Scholarship Contest, created in 1934, is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship. This award recognizes and rewards individuals who possess ...   Read more

 

Votes for Women: Massachusetts Leaders in the Woman Suffrage Movement

Monday, February 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Westford Museum, Westford MA

Book reading and talk by Barbara Berenson Votes for Women: Massachusetts Leaders in the Woman Suffrage Movement Barbara Berenson, author of Massachusetts in the Woman Suffrage Movement: Revolutionary Reformers, will discuss ...   Read more

 

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