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The candlelit stroll bus trip at Strawbery Banke scheduled for December 16th has been canceled due to insufficient numbers. We hope to try again next season.

Annual Membership Appreciation Reception Day

Save the date: December 10, 2017We are pleased to announce our annual Membership Appreciation Reception Day, included this year with the dedication of “Jack’s Corner,” a memorial to our friend and former Board member, Jack Brathwaite. We will have complementary drinks and appetizers, museum tours, and you can even get your picture taken in the Portland Flyer Sleigh! A great opportunity for a Holiday picture! Bring a friend as ALL ARE WELCOME!

The Marcia Thomas House will open it’s doors at 1:30 pm and the dedication of “Jack’s Corner” will commence at 2:00 pm. We hope to see everyone

For details please click on the Coming Events Marshfield Historical Society

   Financial help is needed in securing Marshfield-related artifacts as they become available. Please check out our Collections Acquisitions Fund under Collections above.

* Suggested donations for the Pro-Am lectures is $10 for non-members and for $5 members. Pro-Am lectures are preceded by free snacks and beverages starting at 1:30 PM through 2:00 PM when the speaker starts. Questions and answers follow. The Marcia Thomas House is located at 65 Webster Street, Marshfield, MA near the Historic Winslow House. It is the Headquarters of the Marshfield Historical Society and houses its museum and archivesClick here for directions to the Marcia Thomas House.

Check out Robin Mitchell’s wonderful book “Yesterday’s Marshfield”, a pictorial journey as viewed through the photographers’ lens. Click here to visit Store.


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 2018

The museum and archives are open the first Sunday of the month from 1pm-4pm and by appointment. For 2017 the date is Dec 3rd,  for 2018 the dates are: Jan 7th, Feb 4th, Mar 4th, Apr 1st, May 6th, Jun 3rd, Jul 1st, Aug 5th, Sept 2nd, Oct 7th, Nov 4th, Dec 2nd.  

Membership Renewal:  Send your 2018 membership check dues to: MHS, PO Box 1244, Marshfield, MA 02050. There is a Membership Application under the Home/Become a Member 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; tdavidson02050@gmail.com for more information.                                          

Meetings of the Board of Directors are generally held the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM, at the Marcia Thomas House. For 2018 the dates are Jan 9th,  Feb 13th, Mar 13th, Apr 10th, May 8th, Jun 12th……


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