News and Happenings

Spaulding Cooperage Restoration Project

Calling all contractors and tradespersons with preservation experience! Townsend Historical Society Invitation for Quotes Spaulding Cooperage Restoration Project March 1, 2022 The Townsend Historical Society is seeking bids from qualified contractors and tradespersons with historic preservation experience to undertake restoration work on the Spaulding Cooperage, located at 1 South Street, in Townsend, Massachusetts. The building…

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Annual Meeting Information – Bill Pavao and the Lizzie Borden Story

For our Annual Meeting program, please click here and download the document. It contains our agenda and slate of officers for 2022. Coming up on November 7 at 2PM, join us as we welcome Townsend native Bill Pavao as he shares a bit of history about his time as curator of the Lizzie Borden Bed…

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Historical Cemetery Guided Tour – October 23rd, 2:00 at Hillside Cemetery in Townsend!

One of the Townsend Historical Society’s most popular events is just a couple of weekends away! Historian Lee McTighe’s Cemetery Tours have become a much-anticipated fall tradition, and we can’t wait for this year’s exploration of the “New Burying Ground” section of Hillside Cemetery! Join Lee on Saturday, October 23rd at 2:00 P.M. as we visit…

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