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.
Boarding houses on Main Street (USPS). These houses were built in 1902 by the American Woolen Company and served as boarding houses until 1933 when…
The MHS Postcard Collection is one of the best, and possibly most entertaining, way of looking into the history of the Town. Each postcard is a…
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This is likely his Maynard High School graduation photo.
This is the copyright certificate for the History of Maynard submitted by Ralph Sheridan, Birger Koski and Elizabeth Schnair.
Walter was the brother of Leo Comeau. Walter is at the Clinton Dam. Seems to be an early selfie, someone taking a photo of Walter taking pictures.
Powder Mill Road at Acton line and the Elks parking lot.
This was the B&M railroad bridge over the Assabet River.
Taken during 1927 flood
View from Main St. toward Summer Hill near Florida Road.
This is the bridge on Great Road.
The dam with houses on Taft Ave. in the background.
Tires, concrete blocks and other debris in the river beneath the Walnut Street Bridge.
The iron gate was replaced by the current granite gate in 1915. A gazebo can be seen in background. It was destroyed in the 1938 Hurricane.
Bridge washout and water flowing over the bridge.
An advertising card for Elmwood Steam Baths, Richard Kangas, Proprietor. Elmwood was located 47 Elmwood Street, Maynard, MA.
A football handbook with detailed information about both college and national football teams in 1967. The handbook is sponsored by Pugsley's Esso, 2…
Two black & white photos of Prescott Paint staff. Noted are Howard and Donald L. Prescott.
A blank milk receipt from J. B. Prescott dated 191-. (between 1910-1919).