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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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St. Casimir's Hosts Last Polish Picnic - 1987


Newspaper article dated August 20, 1987, indicates that after 17 years, St. Casimir's parish held its last Polish Picnic. St. Casimir's was a small…

Archbishop Fulton Sheen Visits St. Casimir's - 1977


Newspaper article dated February 10, 1977, describes Archbishop Sheen's third annual visit to St. Casimir's Church. He presided over a Holy Hour…

Archbishop Fulton Sheen Visits St. Casimir's - 1978


Newspaper clippings describing events at St. Casimir's Church, including welcoming Archbishop Sheen.

The article dated May 18, 1978, describes…

Fr. John Cannon Leaves St. Bridget's Church - 1978


Fr. John Cannon, associate pastor of St. Bridget's Chruch, who served the people of Maynard for 12 years, was transferred to St. Bernard's Parish in…

Unidentified Vintage Photograph


Likely senior class picture.

Unidentified Vintage Photograph


Likely senior class picture

Unidentified Vintage Photograph


Likely senior class picture

Unidentified Vintage Photograph


Likely senior class picture.

Budget Gadget
Compare Prices and Save As You Shop
United Co-op Association


Rotate center disc and compare price per ounce and ounces per dollar.

G. M. Hawkes
Brown Street
Maynard, Mass


A postcard sent to Emma Hill in Gardner from Nellie (Hawkes). House depicted on Brown St. (21) was the residence of Gilbert Hawkes, RR Station Agent.…

History of St. Casimir's Church - Three Accounts - ca 1978


Three accounts of the beginning of St. Casimir's Church.

The Ammo Dump
A Taking of Heritage


The book describes the impact of land taking from the families that occupied the 3100 acres that became the Maynard Ordnance Supply Depot in the…

VFW Testimonial
Joseph Boothroyd


Joseph Boothroyd served in WWI
Backrow standing , 6th from the right

Class of 1945


A booklet of black and white pictures of the Class of 1945. It is not clear which year this was produced and who the individuals are as no names are…

Roosevelt School Grade 3 Class Picture - 1972-1973


A third grade class picture taken at the Roosevelt School, 1972-73. Mrs. Briggs was the class teacher and Mr. J. Gramolini was the School…

St. Casimir's Property Zoning Change - 1982


Letter to Fr. Bilicky from The Alden Group regarding the acquisition of property adjacent to the St. Casimir's Church, and a petition to change the…

Half-Century of Service - St. Casimir's Church - 1978


Newspaper clipping describing the 50-year anniversary of the St. Casimir's Church.

The celebration began with a procession from the rectory to the…

St. Casimir's Altar Decorated for Holy Week - 1974


Newspaper clipping showing pictures of the altar at St. Casimir's Church, describing the decorations for Easter.