News
HOURS 
Our Museum is closed for restoration work. We look forward to announcing our reopening soon.
Our new Research Library & Office is at 207 Union Street; please call for an appointment. Regular open hours will be announced soon. 
We are OPEN for public programs (see below).
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NEW!! Voice recordings of two original Natick Historical Society books available on one CD in MP3 format.

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History Book Club
Tuesday, September 18, 1:00 pm
Everyone welcome to join discussion of A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles.
Towles writes about a Russian aristocrat who must reassess his life after the Russian Revolution of 1917.
At Natick Community-Senior Center.
Sponsored by the Natick Historical Society and the Bacon Free Library.
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FUTURE EVENTS
Wednesday, October 17, 7:00 pm
Join us in the Morse Institute Library to hear Anna Fahey-Flynn talk about Best Foot Forward: The Shoe Industry in Massachusetts.
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For more information on upcoming events, please visit our Events page.
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Upcoming Events

 

History Book Club discussion

Tuesday, September 18, 1:00 pm

 

 

 

 

Everyone is welcome to join discussion of A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles, in the Natick Community-Senior Center.

Count Alexander Rostov ends up on the wrong side of the Russian Revolution of 1917, and he is forced to reassess his life.

 

Sponsored by the Natick Historical Society and the Bacon Free Library.

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Wednesday, October 17, 7:00 pm

 

 

Join us at the Morse Institute Library (E. Central Street, Natick) to hear Anna Fahey-Flynn give her full account of Best Foot Forward: The Shoe Industry in Massachusetts.

Natick had huge and successful shoe manufacturing enterprises in the middle of the 19th century.

 

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Thursday, November 15, 7:00 pm 

 

Henry Wilson: Natick Cobbler to Vice Present


 

 

Join us at the Natick Historical Society museum (lower level of Bacon Free Library building, 58 Eliot Street) to hear Joe Weisse tell the story of the successful career of Henry Wilson (1812-1875): a shoemaker in Natick who served in the Massachusetts legislature, owned and edited a newspaper, was elected to the U. S. Senate for almost 20 years, and became the 18th vice president of the United States under President Ulysses Grant.