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    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.

March 17, 2019 – Thanks to everyone who supported Trivia Night.  Look at our upcoming events below and note that we have a new exhibit opening on Sunday, April 7. Please consider donating to MHSM at our Paypal link.  We count on members and donations to thrive!


Author/Lecture featuring Barbara Berenson
Massachusetts in the Women’s Suffrage Movement.
Thurs., March 21, 7:00 PM, at MHSM, 10 Governors Ave.
2019 marks the Centennial Anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S Constitution and Women’s Suffrage.  It was a long road from the founding of our country to the year 1919. The Women’s Rights Movement was initiated in Massachusetts with the first convention held in Worcester.  Attorney Barbara Berenson’s book details the role of leading Massachusetts women and how their efforts laid the foundation for the movement. Attorney Barbara Berenson is Senior Lawyer for the MA Supreme Judicial Court.  Co-sponsored with the Medford Public Library. Attend via our Facebook event. 


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.

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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