News

Spring 2017 Newsletter. Includes: President’s Overview; The Development of a West Medford Neighborhood; Medford’s Sacrifice – a World War I Memorial; Calendar of Events

Winter 2017 Newsletter. Includes: President’s Overview; The Architectural Revolution in Chicago; Looking Forward with “Historic Tree”; Celebrating Completion of 10 Governors Avenue Foundation, 1916; Brooks Estate Opportunity; Thank You to our Friends in the Medford Community; “Our Medford” Now in Third Grade Classrooms; Calendar of Events

Fall 2016 Newsletter. Includes: President’s Overview; Reprise on the Historic House at 21 Touro Avenue, South Medford; Historical Research Concerning 21 Touro Avenue; Twitter Feed from the Early 1900s; Staging Local, Staying Small; SPECIAL OFFER for NEW Medford Residents; Calendar of Events

Spring 2016 Newsletter. Includes: President’s Overview; Medford Ship Fights for the Confederacy!; MHSM Statement on the Peter Tufts House; Events Calendar

Winter 2016 Newsletter. Includes: President’s Overview; Upsotting the “One Horse Open Sleigh”: The Blackface Origins of “Jingle Bells”; Events Calendar

Fall 2015 Newsletter. Includes: President’s Report, Lover’s Rock: Romantic Vandalism in the Middlesex Fells, MHSM Annual Meeting, Medford History Quiz, Events Calendar, Ronald Coddington Speaks in Medford

Winter 2015 Newsletter. Includes: President’s Overview; Interview with Mike Bradford; When the Red Sox Held Spring Training in Medford; Savannah-Medford Connections; Our Medford; Spring Events

Fall 2014 Newsletter. Includes: Presidents’ Overview; Letters to Medford a Huge Hit; Garden Club Views Lydia Maria Child’s “Floral Souvenir”; Historical Societies Exchange Visits; History, Mystery, and Mythology at the Peter Tufts House; Native American Display

Summer 2014 Newsletter. Includes: President’s Overview; Paul Revere in Medford on Patriots’ Day; Lydia Maria Child Scrapbook; A Research Success Story; Events Calendar; MHSM Welcomes New Directors

Spring 2014 Newsletter. Includes: Presidents’ Overview; Why is it the Cradock Bridge?; Peter Tufts House Project Day; Annual Fall Gala

Winter 2014 Newsletter. Includes: President’s Overview; Scandal and Intrigue! Railroad Line Extension Threatens Medford!; Historical Fells Slides Viewed at St. Botolph Club Again After 120 Years; The Medford Historical Society Garden: A Collaborative Project; A Special Thank You to a Local Professional; MHSM Programs Events

Fall 2013 Newsletter. Includes: Presidents’ Overview; A Portrait of Lydia Maria Child, 1826; The Civil War Panels; A Note About Medford’s Post Offices

Summer 2013 Newsletter. Includes: Presidents’ Overview; Our Eternal Treasure: The Salem Street Burying Ground; Stepping Into Eternity: A Trio of Programs Co-sponsored by the Medford Public Library; Education Outreach Continues to Reach Out; Hey, Look at This!; The Medford Historical Society: One Hundred Years Ago; The Civil War Photos Collection; Medford’s Unsung Hero of the Siege of Louisburg

Winter 2013 Newsletter. Includes: Presidents’ Overview; A Tale of Three Buildings from 1937; A New Look Inside a Long-Ago Medford Shop; Annual Fall Gala

Summer 2012 Newsletter. Includes: Presidents’ Overview; Paul Revere, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Tom Convery; Mabray “Doc” Kountze at the Baseball Hall of Fame; “My Interests Were Dedicated to Jingle Bells”; Thoreau Comes to Medford and the Middlesex Fells!; MHS Programs for Fall 2012; Medford 1855 Project Completed

Spring 2012 Newsletter. Includes: Presidents’ Overview, Medford’s First MCAS, Middlesex Fells and Early Photography, This Spring at the Royall House & Slave Quarters, Henry David Thoreau Comes to Medford – Again!, MHS Programs Spring 2012 and Beyond

Winter 2012 Newsletter. Includes: Presidents’ Overview New Exhibits and New Volunteers, New Medford Neighborhoods Exhibit Features “Medford Hillside”, Medford in the 1860’s

Fall 2011 Newsletter. Includes: Presidents’ Overview Building Project Update, New Insights into the Medford Post Office Mural, Volunteer Opportunities, Hiking History in the Middlesex Fells, 100 Years Ago Today — Samuel Crocker Lawrence, Annual History Bike Ride

Summer 2011 Newsletter. Includes: Presidents’ Overview New People & Projects; City, Volunteers Join forces to Preserve Historic Salem Street Burying Ground; Welcome to the New MHS Board members for 2011-12; Update on Education Outreach; St. Joseph’s School Essay Contest

Winter 2011 Newsletter. Includes: President’s Overview, The Paper Trail: Discovering your home’s history and how to share it, A Brief History of the Medford Historical Society, So You Think You Know Medford

Fall 2010 Newsletter. Includes: President’s Overview, A fresh focus on Fundraising at MHS, A History of Shiloh Baptist Church, Remembering John Lonergan (1938-2009), Second Annual Historic Bike Tour

Summer 2010 Newsletter. Includes: President’s Overview, Valeriani Scholarship Essay Awards Announced, Local Historian Honored at MHS Annual Meeting, Medford Historical Society Programming for 2010-2011, Brooks Estate Restoration, Medford History Links on the Library Web Page, Tom Convery’s Next Book to Benefit MHS

Spring 2010 Newsletter. Includes: President’s Overview, Medford’s Roimantic Past, Programming Updates, Civil War Photographs Cataloging and Digitization Project An Update, Joseph V. Valeriani Scholarship 2010 Application

Fall 2009 Newsletter. Includes: President’s Overview, The Story of Medford’s Historic Districts, Elizur Wright and the Middlesex Fells, Lonergan Memorial Fund Established, Historical Bicycle Tour of the Medford Brick Industry

Summer 2009 Newsletter. Includes: President’s Overview, Medford History via the Internet Archive, In Memory of John Lonergan, MHS Board Welcomes New Faces
Spring 2009 Newsletter. Includes: President’s Overview, Who is Buried in the Historical Society’s Front Yard?, Member Reception and Annual Meeting, Salem St. Burial Ground, Civil War Exhibit a Success

Winter 2009 Newsletter. Includes: President’s Overview, Civil War Photo Show to Open, Whole Foods and Boloco Inspired Burritos Support MHS, Appraisal Night Held, Medford High School Graduates 1879, Asked and Answered, Treasurer’s Report

Fall 2008 Newsletter. Includes: President’s Overview, The “Baloon”, Volunteer Opportunities Available, Civil War Photo Project Update

Summer 2008 Newsletter. Includes: President’s Overview, The The Edward Finnegan Collection, A Medford Golf Story, MHS at River Day, The Development of Oak Grove

December 2007 Newsletter. Includes: President’s Overview, The Civil War Archiving Project Moves Forward, Medford Historical Society Presents House Markers, Announcements, South Medford’s 101 Bus Route

Summer Update 2006 Newsletter. Includes: President’s Overview, Putting the House in Order, New Board Members, Upcoming Fall Program

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