• Laborers, Civil War

    MHSM Civil War Photo Collection

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

April 13, 2021–HAPPY SPRING!

Check out the new brochure for the house marker program HERE. You can see example of house markers all over Medford.  

MHSM is excited to be partnering with the Concord Museum’s “Town Nights” for their April 19, 1775 exhibit. Check out three ways to see it: A virtual tour and two socially distant in-person ticketed evenings. Advance registration required for in-person events due to covid-19 capacity limits.

We are off to a great start!

Learn about our Virtual HISTORY BOOK GROUP on 5/19 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.  
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NEXT!

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

Thursday, May 6,  7:00 PM
The Story of Sarah Bradley Fulton     
featuring Laura Duggan
Register on Eventbrite.         

Friday, May 21, 7:00 PM
MHSM Annual Meeting and Update 2021   
featuring Barbara Kerr
Register on Eventbrite.               

See more upcoming events and how to register here

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Thanks to the Medford Arts Council for its support in 2021:

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The Return of the Moguls/Dan Kennedy. January 13.
Bald Eagles of Mystic Lakes/John Harrison, March 24.
Election 2020/Robert Turner, April 21.
The Story of Sarah Bradlee Fulton/Laura Duggan, May 6.

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our_medford

Our Medford,” written by Medford teacher Michael Coates is 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.

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