EVERY WEDNESDAY from 2-3:00 PM at Norwell Middle School

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HISTORICAL SOCIETY RESEARCH LIBRARY OPEN FOR RESEARCH & QUESTIONS

The Community Room in the Norwell Middle School serves as the Norwell Historical Society Research Library.  Each Wednesday from 2:00-3:00 pm (or by appointment, please call 781-659-1888), volunteers are available to help you with your historical research project.  The Research Library is closed during school vacations and during the summer months, but re-opens in September.

Upcoming events

WEDNESDAY, September 12th at 2:00 PM at Norwell Middle School

MONTHLY BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

Our monthly Board of Directors meeting takes place at the Society Library at the Norwell Middle School.  If you would like to attend, please feel free to do so... we welcome input from ALL in planning future events!  

WEDNESDAY, October 3rd at 2:00 PM at Norwell Middle School

SUNDAY, October 28th at 3:00 PM at the James Library

FRIDAY, October 12th from 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM throughout Norwell

NORWELL HISTORIC HOUSE TOUR

Co-sponsored by the James Library & Center for the Arts and the Norwell Historical Commission, this tour features homes throughout the town that have been researched by the Historical Society.  If you love history and old homes, buy your tickets soon!  The tour begins at the historic Cushing Center in Norwell Center.  Tickets are available at the James (24 West Street, Norwell) or you may buy them online at  www.jameslibrary.org.  

MONTHLY BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

Our monthly Board of Directors meeting takes place at the Society Library at the Norwell Middle School.  If you would like to attend, please feel free to do so... we welcome input from ALL in planning future events!  

ANNUAL MEETING & ACTRESS JANET PARNES PORTRAYS DOLLEY MADISON

The Norwell Historical Society has a special treat for this year's 83rd Annual Meeting: actress Janet Parnes will come to the James Library & Center for the Arts and portray First Lady Dolley Madison.  Mrs. Madison was born in 1768 and 2018 marks the 250th anniversary of her birth! Learn how this influential First Lady who used her charm and status to become a force for women’s rights, to facilitate political connections for her husband, and to transform the White House into an exquisite national home.

This event is free and open to the public, but members of the Society will be given priority admission to ensure we have a quorum for our Annual Meeting (which will precede the presentation).  The James anticipates the installation of its new elevator in time for this event, so the event will be handicapped accessible.