Books and Resources

Access a full run of the Medford Historical Register published between 1898-1940 through the Medford Public Library.

Your House in the Streetcar Suburb: The History & Care of Houses in Medford, Mass. prepared by Cynthia Howard, A.I.A., 1979.

Old Ships and Ship-Building Days of Medford, 1630-1873 by Hall Gleason, 1936.

Program from the Dedication of Medford City Hall – September 11, 1937, September 11, 1937.

History of the Town of Medford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, from its First Settlement, in 1630, to the Present Time, 1855 by Charles Brooks, 1855.

Our Medford: An Elementary Guide to the History of Medford by Michael M. Coates, 2016. 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.

The Voice of a Tree from the Middlesex Fells by Elizur Wright, 1883.

Vital Records of Medford, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850 by the New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1907.

Charter of the City of Medford, 1892, 1893.

Register of Families Settled at the Town of Medford by William Henry Whitmore, 1855.

Proceedings of the Celebration of the Two Hundred and Seventy-fifth Anniversary of the Settlement of Medford, Massachusetts, 1905.

The Tornado of 1851, in Medford, West Cambridge, and Waltham, Middlesex County, Mass by Reverend Charles Brooks, 1852.

Elizur Wright’s Appeals for the Middlesex Fells and Forests by Ellen Wright, 1893.

Walks and Rides in the Country Round about Boston by Edwin Monroe Bacon, 1897 (pp. 82-105).

Leading_Manufacturers_and_Merchants_of_Eastern Massachusetts: (Bristol, Plymouth, Norfolk, and Middlesex Counties), 1887. (Medford: pp 255-259)

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