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Marshfield Historical Society

    2013, Our 100th Anniversary              

On Sunday, June 26th, 2:00pm: At the Marcia Thomas House, a talk by Mau  van Duren, author of Many Heads and Many Hands , James Madison’s Search for a More Perfect Union will present his views on:


James Madison- Architect of the Constitution

The origins of our Constitutional Republic at the Marcia Thomas House, 65 Webster Street on June 26, 2016 at 2PM . His talk title is Francis Doughty, visionary or trouble maker. Concepts developed in Europe, tested in Colonial America, and implemented in the United States Constitution. A book signing will be provided,

Seating is limited. Please call 781-837-3088 by June 22nd to reserve a seat. The suggested donation is $5 as this is a fundraiser for the Marshfield Historical Society. Refreshments at 1:30pm.


On Saturday, June 25th, we will be taking part on our first Progressive Dinner. Join the Historical Society for appetizers at the Marcia Thomas House, dinner at the 1699 Winslow House and dessert at the Daniel Webster Estate. See Coming Events for details.

 After many months of planning, designing and  submitting bids  we finally have two new signs! One at    the Marcia Thomas House and one at the  Old Winslow Schoolhouse. 

Hours of Operation for 2016

The museum is open the first Sunday of the month from 1pm-4pm and by appointment. For 2016 the dates are Jan 3rd,  Feb 7th, Mar 6th, Apr 3rd, May 1st, Jun 5th, Jul 3rd, Aug 7th, Sept 4th, Oct 2nd, Nov 6th and Dec 4th.

Membership Renewal:  Send your 2016 membership check dues to: MHS, PO Box 1244, Marshfield, MA 02050. There is a Membership Application under the Contact tab at the top of the page. For more information contact membership chairman Jane Davidson. 781-801-0392;   janedavidson02050@gmail.com

We need volunteers for garden and field maintenance, for museum docents, for cataloging of artifacts and for simple house maintenance. Volunteer for one-time or longer term projects. The Board cannot do it all themselves. Please call Tim Davidson at   781-801-8267 for more information.                                          

Meetings are generally held the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM, at the Marcia Thomas House. 

The Museum and archives are open from 1PM to 4PM on the first Sunday of each month, except holidays.

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