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Welcome to the online archives of the Maynard Historical Society in Maynard, Massachusetts. Our online archive represents a fraction of the documents, photographs, artifacts and memorabilia that the Society has in storage and we are continuously working to catalog and make our collection available here for all to enjoy. Please read the "About" page for additional information on this project or the "Tips" page for ways to find and discover historical information.

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Veteran's of Foreign Wars Post 1812 - 1971


A Centennial Souvenir Edition of a Program for the Fourth Annual Past President and Past Commander Banquet. The event took place April 24, 1971.…

Tax Bill Receipt - 1913


A receipt for taxes from the Town of Maynard was issued to Herbert E. Howard, dated December 20, 1913. J. E. Kelley is the Town Tax Collector and the…

Receipt W.A. Haynes Co. - 1913


A receipt from the W. A. Haynes Co. for a variety of goods related to farming and animal husbandry. The receipt is made out to Herbert E. Howard and…

Maynard High School Football Hall of Fame - 2013


A 2013 booklet honoring past Maynard High School athletes and sponsors of Maynard High School Football. Those mentioned are: Charles D'Agata, Donald…

Mizpah Rebekah Lodge Officers - 1964


A black and white photo of the Mizpah Rebekah Lodge Officers in October 1964. The new officers were installed by District Deputy Presiddent Peggy…

Maynard Christmas Parade - 1980 ca


A color photo of the Maynard Christmas Parade, 1980 ca. In the photo are a group from the Maynard Library. Of note, the parade is passing Paul's…

Rev. John and Phyllis Snook - 1976


Two photos of the retirement party for Rev. John Snook, United Methodist Church Minister, taken in 1976. The first photo is of Rev. Snook and his wife…

House at 55 Concord St. - 1946


A black and white photo of the house at 55 Concord St., Maynard, MA. The photo was taken in the winter of 1946.

Memorial Day Parade - 1946


A black and white photo of the Memorial Day Parade in Maynard, May 30, 1946. This photo shows a police escort for the Parade. Front Row: Chief H.…

Main St. Bridge and Lunch Diner - 1956


A black and white photo of the Main Street bridge with a rare snapshot of the Lunch Diner. This was taken in August 1956.

Ad for the R. A. Patterson Tobacco Company


A cardboard ad for tobacco specifically prepared for pipes and cigarettes, 1890 ca.

Centennial Photo Album - 1971

A photo album of Maynard Centennial pictures donated by Elizabeth Schnair. A total of 195 photos make up the collection. Many of them are duplicates…

Centennial - 1971


Two black and white photos of the Centennial Storefront Window. The window is displaying various items from over the century.

Centennial - 1971


A photo of the "Brothers of the Brush", 1971. Pictured in the center is Bob Tobin.

Centennial - 1971


A packet of 5 color photos of the Centennial Parade, July 4, 1971. Posted is a photo of "Looking Down Main Street".

Centennial - 1971


A packet of ten color photos of the Centennial Parade, July 4, 1971. A photo from the Maynard Mill Complex and DEC is shown.

Centennial - 1971


A packet of 9 color photos of Centennial Parade in Maynard on July 4, 1971. Photo #1 is the Polish heritage Float; Photo #2 is the Maynard Country…

Centennial - 1971


A packet of 13 color photos of the 4th of July Parade. Photo is of "The Milltowners Banner with the Brothers of the Brush", during the Centennial…

Centennial - 1971


A color photo of a Walk from Maynard to Concord with the Minutemen, 4-19-1971. In the photo are Gert Walls and Liz.

Centennial - 1971


A packet of 30 Centennial photos. Photo #1 July 4th Parade with Centennial Committee, Drivers: Ralph Sheridan and Berger Koski, Passengers: Joe…