Partners in History
It takes a village. And in the case of preserving our history it takes many villages. We are pleased to partner with area historical societies and museums to spread the word and support each other. There are so many wonderful museums and programs right in our area and so often we have no idea. Please visit these wonderful places and support the important work that they do.
the freetown historical society
Preserving the History of Assonet and East Freetown
1 Slab Bridge Rd., Assonet, MA 02702
dighton historical society
We can make history. Share our vision for the restoration of the Winslow-Davis House.
Dighton Historical Society
1217 Williams Street
Dighton, MA 02715
dartmouth heritage preservation trust
Preserving the Heritage of Dartmouth from the foundation up.
The Dartmouth Heritage Preservation Trust, Inc. exists to try its best to protect what’s left of our legacy.
The Akin House
762 Dartmouth Street
South Dartmouth, MA
lafayette durfee historical foundation
The Lafayette Durfee House is Fall River's only restored colonial house open for public tours. Every Room is recreated as if it were 1750. You will step back in time as you visualize women cooking at the large fireplace or making candles, men smoking pipes and playing cards in the parlor or children playing with toys and dolls in the bedroom.
94 Cherry St, Fall River MA 02720
Currently closed for renovation.
old colony history museum
Our Past is Always Present
We preserve and exhibit the history of the region of southeastern Massachusetts once known as the Old Colony. We aspire to interpret the area’s history in ways that are accessible, inclusive and meaningful to local residents and visitors through outreach and education.
66 Church Green
Taunton, Massachusetts 02780
Tuesday - Saturday
10am - 4pm
attleboro area industrial museum
We at the museum work to preserve and present the rich history of the Attleboro area with an emphasis on its industrial history. We strive to present this history through interesting exhibits and programs, access to historic photos and documents, and participation in civic activities
42 Union St
Attleboro, Massachusetts 02703
The Museum Hours: Thursday - Friday 10am - 4pm
Saturday 10:00 am to 3:00pm
The carpenter museum
The Rehoboth Antiquarian Society preserves, promotes, and enhances the significant historical, educational, and cultural assets of Rehoboth, Massachusetts. A non-profit organization, the RAS operates the Carpenter Museum, the Blanding Public Library, and the Arts in the Village music series which takes place in the Library's Goff Memorial Hall.
The Museum’s collection, begun in 1884, consists of over 6,000 objects, photographs, archival materials, and rare books related to the area referred to as Old Rehoboth, which was established in 1643, and included all or part of what is now Rehoboth, East Providence, Seekonk, Attleboro, North Attleboro, Pawtucket, Cumberland, and Swansea.
4 Locust Avenue
Rehoboth, MA 02769
Tues., Wed., and Thurs. 1PM – 4PM
3rd Saturday of the month, 9AM – 12PM
The robbins museum
Massachusetts Archaeological Society, Inc.
For nearly 46 years (1943 – 1987), the Massachusetts Archaeological Society (MAS) maintained the Bronson Museum in Attleboro for its expanding collection of over 90,000 artifacts, at that time, and for providing a facility for public education.
In 1988, James Read of the Read Sand and Gravel Corporation donated an excellent site in downtown Middleborough. The Robertson Factory building at 17 Jackson Street was renovated as a museum complex of 21,000 sq ft for exhibits and other operations.
17 Jackson St., Middleboro, MA 02346
Wed 10AM - 4PM
Sat 10AM - 2PM
Old bridgewater historical society
The Old Bridgewater Historical Society is the caretaker of two wonderful historical buildings. Both are open to the public.The Museum Building was built in 1900 specifically for the OBHS, and is a beautiful example of turn-of-the-century Greek Revival architecture. It consists of a main floor with an attic and a basement. It houses many historical documents and artifacts, and has an area for meetings.
162 Howard Street
West Bridgewater, MA 02379
Mon 5PM – 8PM
Wed 12PM – 3PM
Historic Keith House
229 River Street
West Bridgewater, MA
Sunday 1PM - 4PM
dartmouth Historical and arts society
1871 Schoolhouse in Russells Mills Historic District
The Dartmouth Historical & Arts Society’s mission is to support, promote, preserve, and disseminate the historic and cultural diversity of Dartmouth, Massachusetts. The DHAS will seek to collect significant objects and artifacts that document the material culture of Dartmouth. It will also nurture and sponsor visual, literary, and performance art in the community.
1205 Russells Mills Road, Dartmouth, MA 02748
Events on Saturdays and Sundays. Please see their calendar on their website. Click below.
plymouth antiquarian society
The Plymouth Antiquarian Society owns and maintains three historic houses from different centuries: the 1677 Harlow House, the 1749 Spooner House, and the 1809 Hedge House, and an ancient Native American site, Sacrifice Rock.
1677 Harlow Old Fort House
119 Sandwich St., Plymouth, MA 02360
Tues 11AM – 3PM
from June 3 - August 28
1749 Spooner House
27 North Street
Thursdays & Sundays,
2 to 6 pm, June 3rd
through August 30th
1809 Hedge House
126 Water Street
Wednesday through Sunday,
2 to 6 pm, June 1st
through August 31st