by Stacen Goldman, FHC Curator If you’ve already been to see our newest exhibit “History in the Stitches: Framingham Fashion through the Centuries,” then you may remember this tea gown: You may have learned from the exhibit a little bit about the history and use of the Tea Gown in the late 19th Century, but we […]
The Framingham History Center is participating in #GivingTuesday on November 29th. We hope to benefit from this global day of giving observed on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving.
Authors of “WELCOME to Dennison Manufacturing Co.” Pat Lavin and Laura Stagliola were recently interviewed for Novels Ideas: Chats with Local Authors. The first half of the 25 minute show is a discussion about how the book came to be and the second half is about the different sections of the book. Enjoy!
The Framingham History Center is in possession of a collection of blueprints of various businesses and private properties within the town of Framingham from 1900-1940. We have sorted through roughly 250 blueprints and removed the ones with significant value for our collection. The remaining blueprints are ones we are not keeping for the collection. The town engineer’s […]
Brownie troops will earn the Celebrating Community badge in one afternoon with the Framingham History Center! Explore community symbols, learn how to fold the American flag, be a historic landmark detective and much more – all at two of Framingham’s oldest buildings! Future Events: TBA Past Events: On November 17, 2016, eighteen […]
History in the Stitches: Framingham Fashion through the Centuries Read about our new exhibit here. As we prepare our new exhibition History in the Stitches: Framingham Fashion through the Centuries, we need volunteer docents. Come and join us for an in-depth tour of the exhibit led by our Curator, Stacen Goldman. Learn about some fascinating women from […]
Here’s your chance to be on American Pickers on History! The American Pickers, Mike and Frank, are thinking of visiting Massachusetts this fall and they are looking for people throughout the region that would have large, private collections of stuff. These collections can be anything from old vintage cars to sheds filled with large vintage […]