2020 - 2021 Society Events

Due to the CORONAVIRUS situation.... 

  • April and May Meetings will be rescheduled

  • Annual Meeting has been rescheduled to Sept. 23, 2020 (if permissible and safe)

  • Society dues will be collected on Sept. 23, 2020

TBD
Shrewsbury History Week
Shrewsbury Media Connection
Channel 11
SEP 23
2019-2020 Annual Meeting 6:30 - 7:00 PM 
Songs of the Revolution
Presenter: Diane Taraz
Location: 1830 Brick School, Church Road
Time: 7:00 PM
Length: 60 minutes
SEP 26
Back to School
Presenter: Lynne McKenney Lydick
Location: Spirit of Shrewsbury
Time: 9:00 AM
Length: 3 hours
OCT 28
Founding Martyr: The Life and Death of Dr. Joseph Warren, 
the American Revolution's Lost Hero
Presenter: Christian DiSpigna
Location: Shrewsbury High School, Bent Presentation Room
Time: 7:00 PM
Length: 60 minutes
NOV 18
Life Aboard a Whaling Ship
Presenter: Anne Barrett
Location: 1830 Brick School, Church Road
Time: 7:00 PM
Length: 60 minutes
DEC 16
Music of the Gaslight Era
Presenter: John Root
Location: 1830 Brick School, Church Road
Time: 7:00 PM
Length: 60 minutes
TBD
Yuletide Festival
Location: Shrewsbury Common
Time: TBD
Length: TBD
JAN 27
DENHOLM'S: Worcester's Finest Department Store
Presenter: Christopher Sawyer
Location: 1830 Brick School, Church Road
Time: 7:00 PM
Length: 60 minutes
FEB 24
The First First Lady
Presenter: Anne Barrett
Location: 1830 Brick School, Church Road
Time: 7:00 PM
Length: 60 minutes
MAR 24
Remembering the Cocoanut Grove Fire
Presenter: Stephanie Schorow
Location: Shrewsbury High School, Bent Presentation Room
Time: 7:00 PM
Length: 60 minutes
APR 28
Covered Bridges of Massachusetts
Presenter: Bill Caswell
Location: 1830 Brick School, Church Road
Time: 7:00 PM
Length: 60 minutes
MAY /
JUNE
Third Grade School Tours
By Teacher Arrangements
Location: 1830 Brick School, Church Road
MAY 26
Annual Meeting 6:30 - 7:00 PM 
The Churches of Shrewsbury, Massachusetts Past and Present
Presenter: Michael Perna and John Campbell
Location: 1830 Brick School, Church Road
Time: 7:00 PM
Length: 60 minutes
MISSION STATEMENT

The purpose and goal of the Shrewsbury Historical Society shall be to keep alive and increase interest in the history of the Town of Shrewsbury; to collect and preserve items of special value, traditions, and curiosities; to encourage general public interest in the Society's work and to maintain such personal properties and real estate that may come under the control of the Society.

ADDRESS

Shrewsbury Historical Society

P.O. Box 641

Shrewsbury, MA 01545

508-842-5239

shrewsburyhistory@townisp.com

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