Marlborough, Massachusetts and The Marlborough Historical Society

Marlborough, Massachusetts was incorporated as a town in 1660.  Histories of Marlborough are here.

The Marlborough Historical Society, founded in 1964, is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to historic preservation, education, and celebration in Marlborough.  (The Society's by-laws and officers are here.)

Free monthly programs are held in and around Marlborough, including at the Peter Rice Homestead and Museum, which also houses Marlborough's historical archives.  The Homestead and Museum is a great place to bring student groups and out of town visitors.  Send a message at least ten days in advance to arrange a tour.

377 Elm Street                                                                      Mailing address: Box 513
Marlborough, MA 01752                                                    Marlborough, MA 01752-0513

Phone: 508-485-4763 -- We recommend e-mail for the quickest response.

Society Archivist Dick Cochrane is at the Homestead most Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to noon and Thursdays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.  Please contact Dick in advance to confirm.   

The Peter Rice Homestead is also open by appointment for  tours.                              ... @marlborohistory on Twitter ... On Facebook

Researching your ancestors: Unfortunately we don't have a staff that conducts research for individuals, and we simply do not have enough volunteers to handle the volume.  You can, however, use the extensive resources on our site.  After that, if you still have questions, you can send us your request and we will post it on our site here.  If you live in the area and are interested in volunteering to help, please let us know.


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Thanks to  John Buczek for use of the historic image at the top of this page.