News and Happenings

18th Century Election Cake!

Election Day is here and that means one thing: 18th century cake! To celebrate our hard-earned right to vote, we’ll be baking an Election Cake, a New England tradition going back to the 1700s! In fact, these cakes have been part of our region’s dessert menu for so long that before we even had elections,…

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Historian Lee McTighe’s Virtual Tour of the Old Burying Ground, October 24th!

Last October, for local historian Lee McTighe’s tour of Riverside Cemetery, we welcomed dozens of guests (as well as dozens of cider doughnuts!) We’re fortunate to be working with Lee once again this fall for a brand new historical tour of Townsend’s Old Burying Ground! On October 24th at 2:00 P.M., we’re all invited to…

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Upcoming Program – “Virtually Vintage: A Live, Online Antique Appraisal Event” – October 10th

The Townsend Historical Society is excited to be bringing back one of our most popular types of programs! On Saturday, October 10th from 10:00 – 1:00, the Townsend Historical Society will be hosting “Virtually Vintage: A Live, Online Antique Appraisal Event”. We’re thrilled to be partnering once again with Wayne Tuiskula of Central Mass Auctions,…

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