Medford History

Medford on the MysticMedford on the Mystic. A pictorial history, from the book Medford on the Mystic, provides a fascinating and authentic glimpse of the Medford that used to be.

our_medfordOur Medford: An Elementry Guide to the History of Medford. For kids and anyone interested in an illustrated introduction to Medford History. A collaboration with MHSM, it is used in Medford’s grade 3 classrooms.

This publication 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.

Pomps Wall, Slave ContributionsFrom Africa to Medford: The Untold Story. Few people today are aware of the extent to which slavery and the slave trade permeated New England, even in our own back yard. Based on an exhibit created by students and faculty from Tufts University and Medford High these pages highlight the contributions made by these forgotten residents.

Drawing, West Medford ProjectThe West Medford Afro-American Remembrance Project. West Medford, Massachusetts, forms part of one of the oldest Afro-American communities in the United States. These pages document the legacy of a number of outstanding Afro-Americans from this community.

Medford Map DetailMedford Historical Maps Online. We’ve assembled a set of links to other sites with maps related to the history of Medford and surrounding areas.

Project Local Screen ShotResources for Teachers and Students. We’ve assembled some additional links about Medford History for Teachers, Students and anyone interested in more information about Medford’s History.

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