Pushing for Cushing – The Framingham Beat

Published on May 18, 2015

This video is about town historian Fred Wallace discussing his new book, Pushing for Cushing in War and Peace – A History of Cushing Hospital: 1943-1991. You can watch AFTV, in Framingham, on Comcast channel 9, RCN ch3 or Verizon ch43. For the full program check outhttp://tinyurl.com/The-Framingham-Bea…. For more information check out our website at http://www.accessfram.tv

HUGE Annual Tag Sale

Saturday, June 6, 2015

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Edgell Memorial Library

3 Oak Street, Framingham, MA

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Join us rain or shine both inside and outside the Library, parking is available in front and behind the Historic Village Hall. The types of items that will be sold are Framingham books and collectibles, gently used household items, small furniture, antiques, linens, books, and more! (more…)

In the Footsteps of a Civil War Hero – A Walking Tour of General Gordon’s Framingham

Flag Day – June 14, 2015

Framingham Centre Common

Tours at 1:00; 2:00; 3:00: 4:00 p.m.

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Online sales have ended. Same-day tickets may be purchased 10 minutes prior to the 1pm and 3pm tours. Tickets $5 for FHC members and $10 for non-members.  Call 508-626-9091 with your name, number, number of tickets and tour time to reserve last minute tickets.

Join us for a rare opportunity to experience the Center Common and especially the area along the Sudbury River as it was before and after the Civil War.  This guided tour will feature four living history tableaux among the buildings and settings of General Gordon’s childhood and later life. You will truly be taking a walk back in time as so much of this area remains intact. (more…)

Annual Meeting 2015

June 16, 2015 – 7:00PM
Edgell Memorial Library

3 Oak Street, Framingham


1812 House

Featured speaker: Vincent Cannato, UMass Boston Associate Professor of History

The Framingham History Center invites our members to our annual meeting. Following a brief annual meeting, Vince will speak about his new book American Passage: The History of Ellis Island and Framingham resident, Edward F. McSweeney, the first person to manage Ellis Island in 1892. Edward lived in the 1812 House currently being renovated by Framingham State University. Wine and cheese will be served.