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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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Plan of Lots in St. Bridget's Cemetery - 1913

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A plot layout of the graves in St. Bridget's Cemetery as the 6th survey done by Horace F. Tuttle, of Acton in 1913.

Copy of the Middlesex Recorder - 1775

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A copy of the Middlesex Recorder dated April 19, 1775. This was published occasionally in Acton.

Map of South Acton, Mass - 1886

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A lithograph produced in 1886 by L. R. Burleigh Lithograph Establishment.

Plan of the Homestead of T. H. Brooks - 1873

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This is a survey map made by William D. Tuttle on October 29, 1873. The house and barn faced Summer Street just west of where the Twobley Funeral Home…

Copy of Map of Stow - 1830

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A copy of a map of a survey by Augustus Tower in 1830.

Composite Map of Maynard, MA - 1830

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A composite map of Maynard from Stow & Sudbury maps, made by Paul Murphy. Dotted lines were added to reflect what Maynard would have looked like in…

Plan Of Great Road Maynard - 1920

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As Ordered By The County Commissioners

Plan of A Portion of Old Marlboro Road - 1940

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Ordered By The County Commissioners

Copy of the Map of Sudbury - 1795

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A copy of the Map of Sudbury as it was on April 17, 1795. The map was drawn by Matthias Mossman. It is filed in the MASS Archives

Advertisement for Dr. Hess

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An advertisement for Dr. Hess's Stock Tonic, a scientific compound of conditioner and worm expeller. This product is used by veterinarians and those…

Obituaries - 1940/1941

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A collage of miscellaneous obituaries from 1940-1941. The names are of Ida Wickman, Emmanuel Taylor, Fred Mallinson, John Uljua, Sgt. William Tenney,…

Map of the Paul Revere Ride - 1775

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A copy of the map of the historical ride of Paul Revere and William Dawes on April 18-19, 1775. The original map was drawn by I. A. Chisholm,…

Blueprints of Summer Hill Road - 1958

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Three blueprints of the plan of the relocation of Summer Hill Road, Maynard, dated 1958. Landmarks include the property of Charles & Maude Reba…

Blueprints of Concord Street - 1906

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Three blueprints of the plan of the portion of Concord Street, Maynard, dated 1906. Landmarks include the property of Ed Henderson, W. A. Haynes,…

Blueprints of Acton, Brown, and Haynes Street - 1925

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Three blueprints of the plan of Acton, Brown, and Haynes Streets, Maynard, dated 1925. Landmarks include the property of Daniel Parmenter, Maynard…

Blueprint of Main Street - 1926

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A blueprint of the plan of relocation of Main Street, Maynard, dated February 2, 1926. Landmarks include the property of Julius & Benjamin Gruber,…

Blueprints of Main Street - 1918

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Two blueprints of the plan of Main Street, Maynard, dated 1918. Landmarks include the property of A. T. Haynes, Amory Maynard, B. J. Coughlin, Thomas…

Blueprint of Nason Street - 1857

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A blueprint of a plan for a portion of Nason Street, Maynard, dated 1857. Landmarks include the property of T. H. Brooks, A. Whitney.

Blueprint of Nason Street - 1917

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A blueprint of the plan for portions of Nason Street, dated May 1917. Landmarks include the property of Amory Maynard, Albert Hodges, Thomas Naylor.

Blueprint of Nason Street - 1920

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A blueprint of the plan of Nason Street, Maynard, dated May 1920. Landmarks include the property of Mary Reed, Benjamin Townsend, Albert Hodges,…