• Laborers, Civil War

    MHSM Civil War Photo Collection

    You can now access all of our Civil War photos on Digital Commonwealth.

December 28, 2020 –

Happy New Years! MHSM continues to offer virtual programming for Winter and Spring 2021; see below for more details. You will have received our Annual Appeal letter – please consider donating via PayPal for your year end donations. Replies to reference inquiries may be delayed until the museum re-opens.

Learn about our Virtual HISTORY BOOK GROUP 2021 on our events page.  Co-sponsored by the Medford Historical Society & Museum and the Friends of the Medford Public Library. Each is presented on Zoom and you must register on Eventbrite in advance. Books for each session will be available at the Library at the beginning of the previous month. Call the Library at 781-395-7950 to have a copy checked out to you for no-contact pickup or if you need assistance registering. 

Virtual Author Lectures are all Co-sponsored by the Medford Historical Society & Museum and the Friends of the Medford Public Library. They will be presented on Zoom and you must register on Eventbrite in advance. See all our upcoming events and how to register here,
or call 781-866-3155 if you need assistance.  

Wednesday, January 13, 2021–7:00 PM           
The Return of the Moguls:  Jeff Bezos, John Henry, and the Fate of Newspapers with Commentator and Medford Resident, Dan Kennedy, Professor of Journalism at Northeastern University.
Register on Eventbrite.
____________

Wednesday, February 10, 2021–7:00 PM
Voyage of Mercy: The USS Jamestown, the Irish Famine, and the Remarkable Story of America’s First Humanitarian Mission
with Author, Historian Stephen Puleo
Register on Eventbrite.
To purchase a copy of this book visit Haley Booksellers here.  

____________

Wednesday, March 24, 2021–7:00 PM
Bald Eagles of the Mystic Lakes
with Medford Photographer John Harrison
Register on Eventbrite.

____________

Wednesday, April 21, 2021–7:00 PM
Election 2020
with Writer/Researcher Robert Turner
Register on Eventbrite.                             

_____________

See more upcoming events and how to register here:

************************************************************************

_____________________________________our_medford

We are proud of this popular book, “Our Medford,” written by Medford teacher Michael 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 $20 at MHSM.  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

Medford Historical Society | 10 Governors Avenue | Medford, Massachusetts | 02155