• House Marker Program

    Historic House Markers

    Display your pride in Medford's History. Order a historical marker showing the date your house was built. Historic House Marker Program.

July 30, 2018 – Have you seen the improvements to MHSM headquarters?  Come by and see the new floors, painting and all the work volunteers have done this summer to improve the building.  More improvements to come thanks to a grant from the Medford CPA.

Note: In July and August, we will be open on Saturdays and Sundays from 12-4 PM.

Learn more about the programs for Lydia Maria Child: Author & Abolitionist including the Exhibit “Gathering up the Fragments”, talks and walking tours on our Events page.

Lydia Maria Child: Author & Abolitionist is funded in part by a grant from the Medford Arts Council, a local commission that is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council and the City of Medford. Funding is also provided by the Tufts Neighborhood Service Fund.

Next up: “Poetry on Hops“, August 16 at 7 PM. Join us for a mini fundraiser and Poetry Night with MHSM and Medford Brewing Company. Enjoy craft beer, poetry by Clint Margrave, Max Heinegg, and Bunkong Tuon and a sneak preview of new work by Two Roads Performance Projects. Entrance by donation.

Please consider donating through our new Paypal account. Or, mail to 10 Governors Avenue, Medford, MA 02155.

Medford history book released!


We are proud to introduce “Our Medford,” written by Medford teacher Mike Coates for kids and anyone interested in an illustrated introduction to Medford History.

The book began to be used in the Medford grade 3 classrooms in fall 2016.

Click here to view the book online. Printed copies are available for sale at MHSM for $20.  All proceeds benefit MHSM’s educational programs.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Medford Arts Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.MAC_MCC_logo


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