News
HOURS
Tue:    3:00-7:00 PM
Wed: 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
Sat:   10:00 AM-1:00 PM
and by appointment
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Sunday, June 25  1:00 PM
OLDTOWN WALKING TOUR
in the Eliot Historic District, South Natick
Guided tour of historic homes/buildings at Rt. 16 and Union/Pleasant streets
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Sunday, July 9  5:00-8:00 PM
READING FREDERICK DOUGLASS TOGETHER
at Community-Senior Center
Sponsored by Natick Historical Society, Bacon Free Library, and the Eliot Church.
Bring your own picnic dinner
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Tuesday, July 18  1:00 PM
HISTORY BOOK CLUB
"DARK TIDE: THE GREAT BOSTON MOLASSES FLOOD OF 1919" by STEPHEN PULEO
All are welcome at Community-Senior Center,
117 E. Central Street
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For more information on upcoming events, please visit our Events page.

ABOUT US

The Natick Historical Society, founded in 1870, is the place to find out about all things Natick--landmarks and landscapes, personalities and peculiarities, events and experiences.  We celebrate our community's rich history, from before its origins as the most successful Massachusetts Praying Indian Town, to its Oldtown days made famous by Harriet Beecher Stowe, through to the important center of culture and commerce in the MetroWest region that it is today.

We collect and conserve artifacts, papers, and materials important to the origins, development, and ongoing life of the town. We provide rich educational experiences about Natick history, based on authentic objects, primary sources, stories, and lives that engage seniors, families, and school group audiences in programs, exhibitions, and publications.

For more about our research resources and object collections, please click here.

Staff

Executive Director: Aaron M. Dougherty

Curator: Marya Van't Hul

Officers for the 2017 Term

President: Mike Pojman

Vice President: Marg Balcom

Secretary: Terri Evans

Treasurer: Bancroft Wheeler

Board of Directors

Marg Balcom

Terri Evans 

Steve Evers

Robert M.Gee

Tim Hinton

Jan Parsons

Michael Pojman

Nathaniel J. Sheidley

Kenneth Soderholm

Rick Subber

Bancroft R. Wheeler

In Memoriam: Anne K. Schaller, Executive Director, Curator & Board Member 1975-2007; and Frederick Schaller, Jr. Facilities Manager and Board Member 1975-2007.