The beauty of New England in the fall, with its glorious foliage and crisp weather, draws visitors to the SHS from near and far. Some stop by to learn more about a particular historical site. Others show up in search of clues about their long lost ancestors and to fill in the details of their… Continue reading Why we do what we do…
The Sudbury Historical Society has been selected as one of six Historic New England Community Preservation Grant recipients! A check was presented to us at our November 4th Carding Mill program and will be used to provide a stipend to an archivist to rehouse and organize our art collection and assess our future storage and preservation needs. As… Continue reading SHS Receives Historic New England Community Preservation Grant
(Written by Katina Fontes) On October 20th the Sudbury Historical Society showcased a pop-up exhibit in tandem with a fundraiser to kick-off Phase III of the Campaign to Make History. I had the pleasure of assisting SHS Executive Director Sally Hild in the curation of the exhibit and very much enjoyed sorting through the vast SHS collection to… Continue reading A Piece of the Sudbury Story
Did Babe Ruth let his piano sink into Willis Pond after a winter party on the ice? (written by Katina Fontes) This tale has been passed down from generation to generation in Sudbury but questions remain about its veracity. I myself have heard different versions of the story since my move to Sudbury in 2003.… Continue reading Tall Tale or True Story?
From the Fall 2018 Newsletter (written by Sally Hild) The Sudbury Historical Society is pleased to report that on September 12th, 2018 the SHS gifted to the Town of Sudbury $726,000 that the SHS has raised through private donations and grants for the next phase of renovations of the Loring Parsonage. A contract with Classic Construction & Development Corporation,… Continue reading Town Manager Signs Contract: Phase II of Loring Parsonage Repurposing Set to Begin