• 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 3, 2019 – Happy New Year from MHSM! See what was in the Medford Historical Register 100 years ago below.  The Peter Tufts House is currently on the Market. Learn more here and read more about MHSM’s decision to put it on the market here. Please consider donating to MHSM at our Paypal link.  We count on members and donations to thrive!

Upcoming:

History on Hops: Screening of “Glory” (1989)
Friday, January 18, 7 PM
Medford Historical Society & Museum
Join us for a screening of the Civil War-era film, Glory (1989), based on the life and personal letters of Colonel Robert Gould Shaw (1837-1863). It features the struggles and training, and service of first Black Regiment in the Union Army, called the 54th Massachusetts Infantry. Starring Matthew Broderick, Morgan Freeman and Denzel Washington. Donations requested at the door as admission to the event, all donations go to support MHSM. Refreshments provided by Medford Brewing Company and MHSM at no additional charge.  Ages 21+
See event on Facebook for updates

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. 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+
See event on Facebook for updates

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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.

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Medford history book released!

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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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