Dennis O’Neil, a past resident of Westborough, has a conversation with Charlie Fay, the oldest man of Westborough. Step back in time with Charlie and Dennis as they remember Westborough as it was. You can catch this presentation on Westborough TV’s Public Channel (Verizon 26, Charter 191) during the entire month of July, or you […]
Westborough Historical Society presents Jim O’Connor’s presentation on the Sibley House. Learn all about William Sibley’s early life, his service in the Union army during the Civil War and Sibley’s successful sleigh business. The presentation will be broadcast on our Public channel (Verizon 24, Charter 191) or it can be viewed anytime On Demand by […]
How do the images of Westborough items that the Library collected on “Scanning Day” fit into the broader history of our town? On Thursday, April 6, Professor of History at Suffolk University Robert Allison compared the Westborough Town documents found during the renovations of Town Hall with the historical items residents brought in to scan […]
In honor of Westborough’s 300th Celebration, the Historical Society took a closer look at one of Westborough’s more famous individuals – Eli Whitney. On Monday evening, March 27, 2017, the society’s president, Cary Mulrain, gave a presentation on Whitney to a large group of residents gathered at the 1717 Shoppe. The discussion focused on how […]
Did you know that many critical documents were secretly relocated from the Library of Congress and hidden away for safekeeping after the attack on Pearl Harbor? Stephen Puleo, author of “American Treasures: The Secret Efforts to Save the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution and the Gettysburg Address”, spoke at the Westborough Public Library on March […]
Who where some of Westborough’s founding families? What industries did people in town work in? Come to the the historical society’s open house, Sunday 2:00 to 4:00pm at the Sibley house 13 Park St. Westborough. This event is free and open to the public.