Framingham History News & Events

Voices from the Old Burying Ground

Saturday, October 25th, 2014, 4:00 pm

(Rain date, Sunday, Oct. 26th, 4:00 pm)

Meet at the Old Burying Ground on Main Street in Framingham



Back by popular demand — the ghosts of Framingham’s past. Stroll among the oldest graves in Framingham and you never know who might pop up!

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A Dennison “Tag Town Lager” Beer Launch!

Thursday, November 6, 2014  

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.

John Harvard’s Brewery and Ale House

One Worcester Road, Framingham, MA

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In anticipation of our exhibition, join us at John Harvard’s for free appetizers and samples of a specially brewed ale in honor of “The Dennison.”  John Harvard’s will be selling this brew through December donating $1 to the FHC for every pint sold. Bring family and friends and stay for dinner too! Pint glasses (shown here) will be sold for $10 at the launch party.

Tickets are not required as this is a FREE sampling event!

New Exhibition! “The Dennison Mfg. Company 1844 – 1990″

Opening Night  – A member/donors only event*

Friday, November 14, 2014

6:00 – 7:30 p.m.

Edgell Memorial Library

3 Oak St., Framingham, MA

*If you want to join us as a member that night or beforehand, we have a special rate of $18.97.

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Exhibition Opening Day – Open to the public 

Saturday, November 15, 2014

11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Edgell Memorial Library

3 Oak St., Framingham, MA

Exhibition open Wednesday-Saturday 1:00 – 4:00 p.m. until December 2015.

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A Dennison Employee Reunion

Thursday, December 4, 2014
6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Historic Village Hall
2 Oak Street, Framingham, MA

Dennison_logo_w-smokestackJoin us and many other former Dennison employees, their families, and family members of those who are no longer with us for a special reunion. Visit with friends and take in an exhibition that will bring you back in time.

For more information, read more here.

Tickets are $10 per person, and space is limited so be sure to reserve your spot(s) in advance. You may send a check made out to the FHC to: Annie Murphy, Executive Director, Framingham History Center, P.O. Box 2032, Framingham, MA  01703 or purchase tickets here.

If you can’t make it and want to make tax deductible donation to the FHC toward their efforts to preserve the Dennison collection, please donate to this non-profit 501(c)3 organization.


Four Centuries of Framingham History


The Academy is currently exhibiting the Framingham timeline Thursdays – Saturdays from 1-4 pm. Admission is $5/person; free for members and children under age 10.

Come and visit the Framingham History Center’s permanent exhibition featuring the history of area Native Americans, early settlers, the Revolutionary War, the first industries of straw and wool through to the current global corporations with headquarters here in Framingham.

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