This local historical society was organized in 1896 by concerned citizens from the city of Medford.
Their purpose was to collect and preserve the history of this historic city, to correct the myths that had grown up over the years, to build a historical library, to collect the artifacts of local history, and to celebrate historical anniversaries.
For information about educational programs please contact us.
Links to Educational Resources on Other Sites
Medford History. A social studies project of the Medford Public Schools. Includes: Medford's History Trail, Historical places in Medford, Famous People of Medford and Things That Made Medford Famous.
Project LOCAL (Learning Our Community’s American Lore) provides resources for teachers to incorporate the local history of their communities into the teaching of traditional American history.
Perseus Digital Library, Tufts University. Sources on the history of the 19th-century United States. Included are Volumes 1-30, dating from 1898 to 1927 of the Historical Register, published by the Medford Historical Society.
Medford Historical Maps Online. We've assembled a set of links to other sites with maps related to the history of Medford and surrounding areas.
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Historical books and gifts are available from our Museum Shop.
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