Farm and Barn TourMay 5, 2018 (Saturday), 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
If you enjoy local history, agriculture, barns and farm buildings don't miss this event! Tour includes nine local farms including Twillingate Gardens & Flower Shop, Twillingate Farm Alpacas, North Gate Farm, The Water's Edge Farm, and more!
Learn about Sudbury's agricultural history and farm buildings and how today's farm owners maintain their operations. At the Sudbury Town Hall view a sampling of items from the SHS's agricultural collection such as tools, photographs and Sudbury Grange ephemera.
Ticket includes informative tour booklet with map of the participating properties. Tour is self-guided. Farms can be visited in any order between 10:00 AM and 3:00 PM. Plan the tour around your busy Saturday schedule!
The Loring Parsonage circa 1890Etching by J. S. Conant, from Alfred S. Hudson, History of Sudbury, 1889
The Sudbury Historical Society is in the midst of its most ambitious project to date, creating the Sudbury History Center & Museum at the circa 1730 Loring Parsonage in the Town Center.
Stabilization of the existing building is now complete (you may have noticed the some of the building's post and beam frame exposed while it was being stabilized). Next we'll be reconstructing the interior of the building and expanding the ell on the east side of the building. After that we can move in!
SHS summer intern Gillian Vesely has produced a video tour of Wadsworth Cemetery on Concord Road with narration by Elin Niederman. The cemetery is home to the Wadsworth Monument, monuments to the Sudbury residents who served in World War II and the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and the burial sites of over a thousand Sudburians.
The Sudbury Historical Society is dedicated to bringing the rich history of the Sudbury Plantation into the lives and activities of the people of Sudbury. We collect, preserve and and communicate the history of Sudbury, Massachusetts.
Founded in 1956, and incorporating the earlier Goodman Society, the Society maintains its offices and collections on the second floor of Sudbury Town Hall. A non-profit organization, the society depends on donations of time, money and artifacts from its members and the citizens of Sudbury.
Thank you to our
Israel Loring BenefactorsAtrium Innovations Massachusetts Society of the Cincinnati Boston Design Guide Cavicchio Greenhouses Inc. The Coulter/Weeks Charitable Foundation Merrill Lynch, The Keeney Group The Sudbury Foundation
Josiah Haynes PatronsN.B. Taylor & Co. Salem Five
John Goodnow SponsorsA Blade of Grass Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. Berkshire Hathaway/Stephan Real Estate
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