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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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Bi-Centennial Bennington Flag "76"


This flag displayed the original 13 star flag that our founding fathers waved so proudly in 1776.

US Centennial Flag 1975-1976


A silk US Centennial Flag celebrating the country's 200th birthday. This flag was flown daily at the Town Building throughout 1975 and part of 1976.

Forty-Four (44) Star Flag


This old American flag contains 44 stars. Wyoming, the 44th state, was admitted to the Union on July 10,1890. Utah, the 45th state, was admitted into…

An Old 13 Star American Flag


This flag was found by the Morton's in their attic. They do not know the history of it, nor how it came to be in their attic.

1938 Maynard Championship/Middlesex League Football Banner


A football banner that celebrates Maynard's 1938 Championship in the Middlesex Football League.

Maynard High School Scarf


A cotton scarf made with Maynard High School colors of black and orange.

Lovell Bus Lines Small & Large Money Bags


Two cotton money bags used by the Lovell Bus Lines.

Centennial Celebration Apron 1871-1971


A cotton apron produced for the Maynard, MA Centennial in 1971.

Potholders from Maynard Ice & Oil Company


Two potholders made of asbestos made to promote the local businesses of Maynard Ice and Oil Company, of 241 Main Street, and the Assabet Coal Company.

Domino Sugar Cloth 5 LB. Bag


A cotton bag that held 5 lbs. of Domino sugar from early to mid-twentieth century.

Maynard High School Football Warm-Up Jacket


A Maynard High School football warm-up jacket with hood made of oilcloth/canvas.

The Asa Smith House - c.1920 Summer Hill Road Maynard, MA.


The house was built about 1820. This photograph was likely taken to be included in William Gutteridge's "A Brief History of Maynard" that was…

Mount Vernon Group Photo - c.1920 Washington, D. C.


This is presumable a trip of Maynard residents to Washington.