News
HOURS 
Our Museum will reopen on Sunday, October 21, 11:00 am-3:00 pm. More details coming 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, October 16, 1:00 pm
Everyone welcome to join discussion of The Heretic's Daughter by Kathleen Kent.
It's another dramatic take on the Salem Witch Trials in 1692-1693.
At Natick Community-Senior Center.
Sponsored by the Natick Historical Society and the Bacon Free Library.
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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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Sunday, October 21, 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Join us for a "Welcome Back Open House" to see our completely renovated museum on the lower level of the Bacon Free Library building, 58 Eliot Street.
Live artist demonstrations, new exhibits, and stuff for kids.
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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, October 16, 1:00 pm

 

 

 

 

 

Everyone is welcome to join discussion of The Heretic's Daughter by Kathleen Kent, in the Natick Community-Senior Center.

It's another dramatic take on the Salem Witch Trials of 1692-1693, as told by the daughter of an accused witch.

 

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.