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Become a Member or Renew Your 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: shs-membership@sudbury01776.org. Note that you may also attend any of our programs and we'll be happy to sign you up as a new member.

The SHS is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization so your contribution is tax-deductible.

There are three ways to join or renew your membership:

  • Join Online: Using the secure payment system below.
  • Call: 978-443-3747
  • Print and Mail: Click below to download the membership form, print, and mail it in along with a check.

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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
$15
For any student age 21 and under.
Includes all benefits listed above.
Individual
$30
Includes all benefits listed above.
Family
$50
Includes 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.

Subscribe to Our Mailing List

If you'd like to be added to our mailing list and receive notifications of our upcoming programs, please send us an email (send us email) with your name and we'll be happy to add you to the list.