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…
Oliver "Swat" Warila was a commercial photographer based in Maynard from about 1960 through 1980. Most of the photographs in this collection are from…
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A ticket to one of the many events that occured at the time of Maynard's Centennial.
The event was held at St. Bridget's School Hall.
The Town Hall and School 897 numbers of the early sixties.
The file contains the history of roller polo as played in pre-1900.
Team Members: Robert Denniston, Allie Martin, Sylas Sawyer, James Morgan
A rubber stamp with the name Maynard Centennial Committee imprinted.
Two black calendar books for planning activities. On the cover is imprinted the words 'Maynard, Mass., Centennial, 1871-1971.
A black key case with the words 'Maynard Centennial 1871-1971 engraved on the inside.
A button with an American flag attached which celebrates the Fiftieth Anniversary of the incorporation of the Town of Maynard.
A purple, clip-on, bow with the words Maynard Centennial 1871-1971 imprinted.
Seven red and white "Shavers Permit" badges to be worn by the men in Maynard who volunteered not to shave until the Centennial Parade.
Two metal line cuts from which the Centennial emblem was reproduced.
A dark blue felt banner with the words Maynard Centennial June 26 to July 4, 1971 imprinted on top.
Three white ribbons issued by the Maynard Fire Department Centennial Muster, dated June 27, 1971.
Four ribbons given out on Youth Day 1971 during the activities for the Maynard Centennial. They are first, second, third, and fourth place ribbons.
Four Centennial Ribbons issued to Guest and Committee, dated July 4, 1971. Philip Bohunicky was the Chairman and Chief Marshall of the Parade during…
Two paperweights with Centennial medals embedded.
Seven Maynard 100th Anniversary Commemorative Medals, 1871-1971. The medal was cast in sterling silver and bronze.
A gavel used during the Maynard Centennial, 1971. The words 'Maynard Historical Society 1971' are engraved on a brass band.
Two blue paperweights with embedded Centennial Medals that were awarded by the Grand Marshall of the Parade. This paperweight was an award given to…
Four badges worn by Committee Members of the 50th Anniversary Celebration, dated April 19, 1921.