“From Framingham to the Battlefield and Back”: A Civil War Teacher Workshop application is now available. This 4 day workshop will take place July 8-11, 2014 at the Framingham History Center’s Edgell Memorial Library.
Please copy this application in to an e-mail for Anne Murphy, Director, Framingham History Center, at email@example.com. Be sure to use the subject line “Civil War Teacher Workshop” in your e-mail. The workshop is only open to teachers from the following districts: Ashland, Framingham, Marlborough, Natick, Southborough, Sudbury, and Wayland.
Concrete Country Residence: 1909
Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 2 p.m.
Edgell Memorial Library
3 Oak Street, Framingham
Featured speaker: Phil Dubuque, Photographer
Many locals knew this house as “Igor’s Mansion” – a deserted and some say haunted concrete home situated on the back of Nobscot Mountain off of Wayside Inn Rd. Photographer, Phil Dubuque, became entranced with the house and was able to photograph the building from top to bottom before its demolition. His research lead him to the fascinating story of Alice Pearmain who designed the house at the turn of the 20th century. Continue reading
The 13th annual Framingham History Center House Tour
Sunday, May 18th, 12:00-5:00 pm
We are thrilled to present an exciting theme for the Framingham History Center’s 13th annual House Tour – Arts and Culture. Join us for a tour of homes that inspire, reflect, and showcase the creativity of their owners who include painters, potters, inventors, sculptors, collectors, designers and craftsmen. Continue reading
Have you ever wanted to be the smiling face that welcomes people to a place that is significant to your local community? Are you interested in reading and transcribing Civil War and post-Civil War diaries? Have you considered volunteering but not sure how to do so or what you wanted to do?
The Framingham History is currently searching for dedicated volunteers to act as greeters for our two buildings, the Old Academy and the Edgell Memorial Library, during the open hours Wednesday through Saturday from 1-4 PM. Our current exhibitions on view are “Four Centuries of Framingham History” and “Framingham Remembers… The Civil War”. Continue reading
The Academy is currently exhibiting the Framingham timeline Wednesday – Saturday from 1-4 pm. Admission is $5/person; free for members and children under age 10. Continue reading