Water, Water Everywhere: 100 Years of Framingham Water Works

Saturday, February 3, 2018
2:00 p.m.
Edgell Memorial Library, 3 Oak Street

Framingham was blessed from its beginning with a bountiful supply of fresh water – two major rivers, the Sudbury, and Stony Brook, several ponds, and beneath the ground one of the largest aquifers in the entire state of Massachusetts.  As a result nearly every major water works program in the state has gone through Framingham. At the same time, the town found itself with a serious water shortage at the end of the nineteenth century, just as its population was rising dramatically. Read more >>


Views of Framingham’s Past: People, Places, & Things

View of Framingham Centre, 1808 by Daniel Bell

Exhibit hours: Monday – Friday 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
November 17th through March 23rd
Edgell Memorial Library, 3 Oak Street

Come learn about the stories behind selected artwork from the Framingham History Center’s collections. This temporary exhibition is peppered with old favorites, rarely-seen gems, and maybe even a few surprises.  
Free for FHC Members, $5.00 for non-members.