Sudbury Historical Society, Inc.Sudbury Historical Society, Inc.
Upper Town Hall   322 Concord Road   Sudbury   Middlesex County   Massachusetts 01776

Membership

Membership dues support the Sudbury Historical Society's educational programs and collection maintenance and preservation. The Society does not charge admission to its programs — membership dues allow us to provide our programming for free. The Society welcomes new members at any time of the year. Please consider joining today.

All memberships are valid for one year from the receipt of dues and are renewable annually. If you have questions about membership, call 978-443-3747 or send an e-mail message to: sudburyhist01776@verizon.net. Note that you may also attend any of our programs and we'll be happy to sign you up as a new member.

Please note that the SHS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization so your contribution is tax-deductible.

You can join or renew online using our secure payment system or you can fill in a form and send us payment by postal mail.

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Join or Renew Your Membership By Mail

To become a new member or to renew your membership by mail, please complete the membership form listed below and mail it with a check made payable to:

The Sudbury Historical Society, Inc.
Attn: Membership
322 Concord Road
Sudbury, MA 01776-1850

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Membership Categories

All categories of members receive:

  • Advance notice and invitations to the Society's educational programs and events, including lectures, walking tours, field trips and open houses.
  • A subscription to the Society's newsletter The Sudbury Chronicle.
  • No hourly research fee for use of the Society’s collections. Use and reproduction fees still apply. (There is a $20 charge per hour for research for non–members.)
Student$15For any student age 21 and under.
Includes all benefits listed above.
Individual$30Includes all benefits listed above.
Family$50Includes the benefits listed above for all members of your household.
Peter Noyes Supporter$100 - $149 A Founding Father (1589-1656) of Sudbury and a Representative of the General Court.
General membership benefits, plus Noyes Supporters are invited to special events each year, which often includes at least one visit to a private site of historical or architectural significance.
General John Nixon Champion$150 - $249 A Revolutionary War General (1724-1815).
General membership benefits, plus Nixon Champions and their families are invited to special events each year.
John Goodnow Sponsor$250 - $499 The Goodnow Library's First Benefactor (1791-1861).
General membership benefits, plus Goodnow Sponsors and their families are invited to special events each year.
Josiah Haynes Patron$500 - $999 A Revolutionary War Patriot (1696-1775).
General membership benefits, plus Haynes Patrons and their families are invited to special events each year. Patrons will also receive one private, guided tour of the SHS archives.
Israel Loring Benefactor$1000 and above A Spiritual Leader (1706-1772).
General membership benefits, plus Loring Benefactors and their families are invited to special events each year. Benefactors will also receive one guided tour of the SHS archives and one private, guided walking tour of an area agreed upon by the SHS guides. The tour can include up to twelve people and must be scheduled at least one month in advance.

Community Partners

If you are a local business, consider becoming one of our Community Partners. Your support will greatly help the Society's mission to Keep Sudbury's History Alive!

When you join, to show our thanks, your business will be acknowledged as a Community Partner on the Society’s web site, on Facebook, at our public programs, and in our newsletter. That way the Community will know that you support local history.

Friend of the SHS$50 - $99 Includes general membership benefits with invitations to educational programs and events extended to your staff.
Peter Noyes Supporter$100 - $149 A Founding Father (1589-1656) of Sudbury and a Representative of the General Court.
General membership benefits, plus Noyes Supporters are invited to special events each year, which often includes at least one visit to a private site of historical or architectural significance.
General John Nixon Champion$150 - $249 A Revolutionary War General (1724-1815).
General membership benefits, plus Nixon Champions and their families are invited to special events each year.
John Goodnow Sponsor$250 - $499 The Goodnow Library's First Benefactor (1791-1861).
General membership benefits, plus Goodnow Sponsors and their families are invited to special events each year.
Josiah Haynes Patron$500 - $999 A Revolutionary War Patriot (1696-1775).
General membership benefits, plus Haynes Patrons and their families are invited to special events each year. Patrons will also receive one private, guided tour of the SHS archives.
Israel Loring Benefactor$1000 and above A Spiritual Leader (1706-1772).
General membership benefits, plus Loring Benefactors and their families are invited to special events each year. Benefactors will also receive one guided tour of the SHS archives and one private, guided walking tour of an area agreed upon by the SHS guides. The tour can include up to twelve people and must be scheduled at least one month in advance.


Volunteering

The Society has many opportunities for volunteers. Some of the work our volunteers perform include:

  • Accessioning (describe) things in our collections of photos, objects and archival materials.
  • Entering data into our museum database (using PastPerfect).
  • Caring for our photographs, documents, textiles and many other objects at our Town Hall headquarters
  • Guiding tours through our collection or through the town.
  • Making displays and course curriculum materials for our schools.
  • Participating in dramatizations for the public.
  • Helping with sales tables, information displays and refreshments.
  • Researching and writing stories for our newsletter.
  • Researching events and people of Sudbury.

Please contact the Society if you are interested in volunteering in any of these ways or if you have other ideas about how you can help the Society.


© 2009-2014 Sudbury Historical Society, Inc.Last updated 10/9/2014