FHC Blueprint Inventory 2016

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 […]

Celebrating Community Brownie Badge

  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!       Date: November 17, 2016 Time: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. […]

Volunteer with us!

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 […]

Growing Up in Framingham Centre During the 1920s — Part II

Originally published in the Spring 1985 Framingham Historical & Natural History Society Newsletter by Dr. Bruce Brown (1917-2010) During the Twenties there was only one grammar school serving the educational needs of Framingham Centre: the Jonathan Maynard School. It covered grades one through eight and was also a training ground for “practice teachers” from the Normal School. […]