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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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Rev. Father Donahue - 1925


A photo of Rev. Donahue as a Master of St. Bridget's Cadets.

Dedication of Maynard Marker - 1976


A black and white photo of the Maynard Marker dedication. Those in the photo are: MA Representative William C. Mullin, Chairman of the Maynard…

Florida Road Bridge


A mounted sepia photo of the Florida Road Bridge. Until 1915 a wooden footbridge crossed the river at Florida Road. Every time a flood or high water…

General Court of Massachusetts 1871 Chap. 0198. An Act To Incorporate The Town Of Maynard.


From the Special acts and resolves passed by the General Court of Massachusetts

Chap. 0198 An Act to Incorporate the Town of Maynard.

Be it…

New England Telephone & Telegraph Building Plans


Street-level diagrams for the existing and planned addition of the New England Telephone & Telegraph office (Main & Walnut Street)

Maynard Watershed Map


Orthographic Aerial Map of Maynard and elements of the Assabet River Watershed including the river and subbasins. Scale: 1:9600' Blimp and Clock Tower


A photograph of the blimp with the Mill Clock Tower in the foreground. was a large tenant of the Mill complex in the early…

Digital Calendar 1985 - Central Engineering


A poster/calendar for the Digital Central Engineering Development Programs in 1985. Features a photograph of the Mill complex in 1881.

Maynard High School 90% Construction Documents


Two volumes of plans for the Maynard High School building under construction in 2011. This represents the near final configuration of the building.

Ken Olsen Day Commemorative Program


As part of Digital's 25th Anniversary, the Town of Maynard honored Ken Olsen with a dinner and the introduction of Ken Olsen Plaza.

Bancroft School Grade 3 - ca 1931 Calvin Coolidge School


A sepia colored photo of Grade 3 at the Bancroft(Coolidge) School, dated ca 1931.

Brownie Troop


A black and white photo of a Brownie Troop accepting a flag from Mrs. Stansfield(left), who represented the Chamber of Commerce. The other woman is…

House Certification Plan of Land in Maynard - 1986


A copy of a House Certification Plan of Land in Maynard, Mass. Joseph H. Rego is the Surveyor and Civil Engineer noted on the Plan. The Plan is dated…

Birthday Party - ca 1948


A black and white photo of a birthday celebration for Jackie Clair. Those in the picture are: John Bragden, -----, Lea Mullen, Jackie Clair,…

Blueprint Map of Great Road Park - 1918


A blueprint map of Great Road Park, Maynard, Mass., dated July 1918. The property belonged to T.J. McNamara and J.H. Coughlin.

Aerial Map of Maynard, Mass. - 1947


An aerial map of Maynard, Mass., Fort Devens and Vicinity, dated September 1947. It was prepared by the Army Corps. of Engineers.

Plan of Marlborough, Mass. - 1835


A copy of a Plan of Marlborough, Mass., dated 1835, as surveyed by William H. Wood.

Zoning Map in the Town of Maynard - 1950


A zoning map of the town of Maynard, Mass, dated October 5, 1950.