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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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W. B. Case & Sons


A black and white copy of a picture of W. B. Case & Sons. It was located on Nason St., now the Maynard Outdoor Store. W. B. ran the store for many…

Class of 1940 Maynard High School 40th Reunion


Front row: Third from left, George Whalen
2nd row: First on left, Alice Mullen
3rd row: Fifth from left, Madeline Lukashod, Sixth from left, James…

Acme Tire and Supply 20 Nason Street, Maynard


Paul Boothroyd standing by a 1946 Dodge used by the Firestone store located on Nason Street.

First Trash Sticker - 1970's


This is the first Solid Waste sticker produced when the Town went to a pay as you go system. Note the serial number.

Tree Assessment & Removal - 1975 & 1977


A series of photos of the assessment of & removal of trees from the Assabet River shoreline, 1975 & 1977.

1955 Maynard Selectmen


A black and white photo of Maynard Selectmen riding in a car in 1955. In the front seat is Howard Boeske. In the back seat is John Mitzcavitch, second…

1955 Pontiac


A black and white photo of a 1955 Pontiac. Three women are riding in it with only Carolyn Quirk (3rd from the left) identified. The driver is…

Maynard High Prom King and Queen - 1955


A black and white photo of the king and queen of the Maynard High School Prom riding in a convertible, 1955. The king is Arthur George West and the…

Local Scene


A sepia photo of an unknown location in Maynard.

Field at Parker Street


A photo of Elmhurst Farm on Parker Street.

Membership Application Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States


A collection of applications to VFW Post No. 1812, Maynard, Mass.
The applications show the name of applicant, occupation, nearest relative,…

Maynard High Prom Night - 1955


A black and white photo of the king and queen of prom night at Maynard High School. They are Mary Elizabeth Bachrach and Arthur George West.

Maynard Bandstand - ca 1910-1915


A photo of the Maynard bandstand. Different Finnish bands used it. The owner moved it to Elm Street following disputes by the Finnish over the use of…

Construction of Bridge on Walnut Street - 1921-22


A copy of a picture of the construction of the Walnut Street Bridge, 1921-22.

Maynard Family Cemetery Lots

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A series of color photos of the gravestones of a variety of Maynard family members. These are located on Pantry Road Cemetery, Sudbury, MA.

Site of the Jabez Puffer House - 1974


A photo of Bill Boothroyd and Ralph Sheridan at the site of the 1775 J. Puffer House in December 1974.

Army Tank - Recruiting Drive - 1912


For recruiting purposes, an army tank was positioned on Main Street in front of the old Post Office. Dwelling house on the left is about where Maynard…

P.J. Whitney's


A photo of two men on the steps of P.J. Whitney's.

Chick's Construction Company


A photo of two men affiliated with Chick's Construction Co. This company built the 1964 Tiger Drive High School.