• 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.

January 30, 2019 – Keep an eye in the mail for our latest newsletter. We have new programs being planned, and we hope to see you at our new series curated by Max Heinegg, “Poetry on Hops.” Also, please consider donating to MHSM at our Paypal link.  We count on members and donations to thrive!



Poetry on Hops
Friday, February 8, 7 PM
Medford Historical Society & Museum
Sponsored and curated by Poet and Medford Brewing Company Co-founder Max Heinegg. Enjoy an evening of poetry while sampling the newest beers from Medford Brewing Company. Readings by Robert Carr and Julia Lisella. Donations requested at the door as admission, all donations go to support MHSM. Refreshments provided by Medford Brewery and MHSM at no additional charge.  Ages 21+
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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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