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 The Marshfield Historical Society announces the latest Pro-Am Historical Highlight event… a visit to the Maritime and Irish Mossing Museum, 301 Driftway in Scituate on Sunday, November 19th from 2 to 4 pm. Volunteers from the Scituate Historical Society will guide us through the Mossing, Shipwrecks, Lifesaving and Shipbuilding rooms of the museum. Parking is limited at the Mossing Museum so please join the Marshfield car-pool from the Marcia Thomas House (65 Webster Street) starting at 1 pm or car-pool privately to arrive no later than 2 pm. The fee for this event is $5 for members of the Marshfield Historical Society and $10 for non-members.                                            For more information, please call 781-801-8267.                                               Photos courtesy of the Scituate Historical Society’s website.


          On Saturday December 16, 2017 we invite you to join the Marshfield Historical Society for a candlelit stroll at Strawbery Banke, an enchanting History museum in historic
  Portsmouth, NH.
       Cost is $50.00 per person & includes motor coach
            Transportation, Admission to Strawbery Banke and refreshments.
                   You must Reserve a space by November 17th.
                          Reservations are filling up fast, Motorcoach will depart library Plaza at 2:30 pm and arrive back at 10:00 pm.
       For a list of Activities at Strawbery Banke
               please visit their website at  http://www.strawberybanke.org/
or contact Gloria at 781-837-3066.

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 2017

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

Membership Renewal:  Send your 2017 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 2017 the dates are Jan 10th,  Feb 14th, Mar 14th, Apr 11th, May 9th, Jun 13th….


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