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Danvers Historical Society

Danvers Historical Society

The Danvers Historical Society, a private not-for-profit, was founded in 1889 “to discover, collect and preserve objects which illustrate local history, but particularly the history, development and people of the Town of Danvers”. The Historical Society owns three historic sites and a museum building and is steward of the Endicott Burial Ground. The society has […]

Dashwood Historical Society

The Grand Hall

This is the introduction to the Dashwood Historical Society, what it is about, and what one might expect. Aliquam molestie nulla eu diam porttitor, non suscipit quam lacinia. Nam aliquet cursus condimentum. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Phasellus varius nibh id nulla fermentum, quis vestibulum velit volutpat. Cum sociis natoque penatibus et […]

Dedham Historical Society

The Dedham Historical Society was founded in 1859 by a group of citizens concerned that the town’s history not be forgotten. The Society was incorporated for the “purposes of collecting and preserving such … records … and traditions as may tend to … perpetuate the history of New England and especially the town of Dedham.” […]

Dennis Historical Society

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The Dennis Historical Society was formed in 1963 to accept gifts of Dennis-related artifacts for use in the 1801 Jericho House Museum, built for sea Captain Theophilus Baker, which was presented to the town in 1962. Our scope increased in 1967 when the town purchased the 1736 Josiah Dennis Manse, home of the first settled […]

Dighton Historical Society

Dorchester Historical Society

Dorchester Historical Society

The Dorchester Historical Society celebrates four centuries of Dorchester life through its collections and programs. Dorchester was first settled by immigrants from the West Country of England in 1630. Their ship, the Mary and John, left Plymouth on March 20th and arrived off Nantasket in late May or early June. These hardy families made their […]

Douglas Historical Society/E.N. Jenckes Store Museum

Dover Historical Society

The Dover Historical Society, an all-volunteer association, was organized in 1895 and incorporated September 1, 1900 to collect, preserve, and exhibit such artifacts, information, and documents as will throw light on our local history. Any person may become a member by paying the dues. The Society offers public programs, and mounts a major exhibit annually […]

Dracut Historical Society

The Dracut Historical Society has its roots in the Dracut Public Library that was established by Town Meeting vote in March of 1900. The Library was housed on the second floor of the Town Office, which was originally the Dracut Center School. One of the five trustees was Rose E. Peabody. It was through her […]

Duxbury Rural & Historical Society