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Lecture: Impact of 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Lecture: Impact of 1911 Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

Professor John McClymer of Assumption College was the featured speaker for the annual Westborough Civic Club lecture held in conjunction with the Westborough Historical Society. “Why We Remember the Triangle…

3 Key Turning Points That Changed American History

3 Key Turning Points That Changed American History

The Historical Society welcomed Prof. Edward O’Donnell of Holy Cross College on January 13, 2020 for a fascinating history presentation.  Watch/listen to the full lecture here.  Landmark movements have irrevocably…

Westborough Secrets Exposed

Westborough Secrets Exposed

Monday, October 28, 2019: Historian and former Fire Captain Phil Kittredge presented vintage photographs of Westborough spanning 1850 to 1950. The highlight was the first-time showing of the original crime…

Launch of the Ebenezer Parkman Project

Launch of the Ebenezer Parkman Project

The launch of The Ebenezer Parkman Project took place on April 25, 2019 at the Mill Pond School Auditorium. Featured Speakers: Ross W. Beales Jr., James F. Cooper and Anthony…

Rare, Vintage Photographs of Westborough Presented by Phil Kittredge

Rare, Vintage Photographs of Westborough Presented by Phil Kittredge

A Stroll into Yesteryear: On Monday, November 26, 2018, the Westborough Historical Society hosted a viewing of vintage photographs of Westborough in the 19th century. Developed from rare glass negatives,…

Westborough’s History – The Merrie-M

Westborough’s History – The Merrie-M

The Merrie-M building has seen a lot over the years. From storefronts to restaurants to housing, it holds all that history and that story needs to be told. Paula Skog…

Westborough Historical Society’s Annual Civic Club Lecture!

Westborough Historical Society’s Annual Civic Club Lecture!

Westborough Historical Society held their annual Civic Club Lecture on February 26, 2018. They presented, “Since Henry Ford Apologized to Me” with guest speaker, Assumption College Professor, John McClymer. He…

All About Westborough’s Sibley House

All About Westborough’s Sibley House

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…

Eli Whitney – The Life & Times of an Inventor

Eli Whitney – The Life & Times of an Inventor

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…

The World of Ebenezer Parkman: Westboro’s Minister, 1724-1782

The World of Ebenezer Parkman: Westboro’s Minister, 1724-1782

On Monday, February 27, 2017 the Westborough Historical Society presented their annual Civic Club Lecture: “The Worlds of Ebenezer Parkman, Westborough’s Minister from 1724-1782.”  Holy Cross History Professor Ross Beales described…

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