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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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Command and Shell User's Guide

From the Digital Equipment Corporation Library

A Maynard Sampler


A collection of short stories relating to the Town.

Woolen Company Unknown Tool

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A tool, possibly a spindle and bobbin, that was used in the Assabet Mills.

Massachusetts Beautiful

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"Illustrated by the author with three hundred and four pictures covering all the counties in Massachusetts".

A photograph entitled "Maynard…

Soldiers and Sailors of the Revolutionary War whose graves are designated by markers

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This book lists the graves of soldiers and sailors of the Revolutionary War. While this was prior to the incorporation of the town of Maynard, names…

Class Picture - 1924
Maynard High School


Newspaper copy of the senior class.

Birds Eye View of Summer Hill, Maynard, Mass


A post card showing a birds eye of Summer Hill, Maynard, Mass.

Main Street West End, Maynard, Mass


A postcard of Main Street West End, Maynard, Mass.

Hurricane of September 1938


A series of eight, brown-tinted photos that document the Hurricane of 1938 in Maynard, MA. They were developed by Samuel Photo Service, Maynard, Mass.

Co-op Oil Storage Tanks and Pump House


A post card picture of the Co-op Oil Storage Tanks and pump House, with a capacity of 50,000 gallons.

History of Middlesex County, Volume II

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From the title page:
"History of Middlesex County, Massachusetts, Containing Carefully Prepared Histories of Every City and Town in the County, by…

Favorite Recipes from the Friends of WAVM

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A cookbook created by the student staff of WAVM, the student-run radio and television station at Maynard High School in Maynard, Massachusetts. …

"Photographing Maynard" Project - 2001-2004


In June 2002, the Maynard Historical Society launched a new project of documenting each house in Maynard through photography. An invitation for the…

George F. Brown House - 93 Acton Street, Maynard, MA


A collection of color photos of the interior snd exterior of the Brown Family House at 93 Acton Street. There are 90 small color photos and 5 large…

Brown Family Photo Album


A faded green photo album from ca1910 of the Brown Family who were living at 93 Acton Street, Maynard, at the time. There are 67 sepia photos of…

File Folder of the Brown Family - 93 Acton Street, Maynard

This item represents a collection of historical data and photos of the the Brown Family house and its early occupants located at 93 Acton Street,…

Car Barn and Power House - ca1920
Concord, Maynard & Hudson Street Railroad


The power house was converted into St. Casimir's Church. Interesting thought on the back of photo.