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  Harvard

  Fruitlands Museums

  102 Prospect Hill Road

  Harvard  MA   01451    

  Phone   978 456-3294

  Web Site  http://www.fruitlands.org/

  Alt Web  http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/pwwmh/ma45.htm

  Description  multiple interests -- new Native American exhibits, Shaker Museum,

                    Fruitlands Farmhouse, home of Bronson Alcott's failed utopian project,

                    Willard farmhouse site, hunting/gathering site, 3.2 miles of wooded

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Group Identity Shakers

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  4/8/2006

  Harvard
 
Harvard Historical Society
 
Still River Road
 
Harvard  MA  01451    
 
Phone  508 456-8285
 
Web Site  http://www.harvardhistory.org
 
E-mail  mailto:http://harvard.ma.us/hhs.htm
 
Alt Web  http://harvard.ma.us/hhs.htm
 
Description  located in Still River Baptist Church
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type  Church
 
New or Updated:  11/03/2003

  Massachusetts

  Harwich

  Brooks Academy Museum

  80 Parallel Street

  Harwich  MA  02645    

  Phone   508 432-8089

  Web Site  http://www.harwichhistoricalsociety.org/

  Description  Cranberry Culture, Charles Cahoon paintings, Crowell carved birds

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type  Schoolhouse

  Industry /Profession Farming

  Collection   Photography

  Era  1844

  Owner/Operator:  Harwich Historical Society

  New or Updated:   4/9/2006

  Haverhill
 
Buttonwoods Museum
 
240 Water Street
 
Haverhill  MA  01830   
 
Phone        98 374-4626
 
Web Site  http://www.haverhillhistory.org/Home%20Page.htm
 
Alt Web  http://www.haverhilltourism.com/history.html
 
Description  3 historic buildings, including shop & 2 houses, local archaeological collection
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type  Trade/Craft
 
Collection A-F  Furniture
 
Collection N-Z  Shoes
 
Owner/Operator:  Haverhill Historical Society
 
New or Updated:  10/29/2003

  Massachusetts
 
Hingham
 
Old Ordinary
 
21 Lincoln Street
 
Hingham  MA  02043   
 
Phone  781 749-0013
 
Web Site  http://www.hinghamhistorical.org/
 
Description  local and Cape Cod history in former school
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type  Tavern
 
Collection A-F  Furniture
 
Era  1680
 
Owner/Operator:  Hingham Historical Society
 
New or Updated:  10/29/2003

  Hingham

  Old Derby Academy

  34 Main St

  PO Box 434

  Hingham  MA  02043    

  Phone   781 749-7721

  Web Site  http://www.hinghamhistorical.org/html/old_derby.html

  Description  former school now holds local history and events

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Schoolhouse

  Owner/Operator:  Hingham Historical Society

  New or Updated:  11/30/2004

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