Nahant Historical Society

41 Valley Road, Nahant Massachusetts 01908 781-581-2727

Our mission is:
“To acquire, preserve and interpret artifacts of Nahant, Massachusetts, illustrating its history, prehistory and that of people associated with it, for the enjoyment, education and enrichment of the public. ”

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OUR NEXT PATERSON SERIES LECTURE!

Sunday November 12, 2017 | 2 until 4 PM


From 'somewhere in France' young Mortimer G. Robbins wrote to his mother to let her know how he was faring. He joined the war effort as a member of the 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles and found himself, with a friend from Lynn, facing the enemy as Christmas 1916 approached. He did not live to see another Christmas.

Join us as we learn more about young Mortimer, his connection to Nahant, his path to joining the military, and the Battle of Passchendaele where Mortimer was killed in action.

William Cullen, veteran and Commander of the Mortimer G. Robbins Post No. 215, American Legion, is our guest speaker.

Bill also will speak briefly about the American Legion organization, which was formed nationally soon after the end of WWI.



The American Legion Mortimer G. Robbins Post 215, May 30, 1921

NHS 2017
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Our 2017 Pictorial Calendar Has Color Images Throughout!
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"Nahant on the Rocks"

Nahant Community Center We invite you to visit our premier major exhibition, entitled Nahant on the Rocks. This retrospective illustrates in a lively format the legendary and seldom told story of Nahant and its people. Nahant on the Rocks opened in 2003 to rave reviews. In 2004 this exhibition won one of the most prestigious museum awards: the Certificate of Commendation from the American Association of State and Local History.



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Wednesday and Thursday
1 PM Until 4 PM
Saturday, 10 AM Until 4 PM


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CURRENT EXHIBITS

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Hodges Reference Room

Nahant on the Rocks
Lowell Gallery

ONLINE EXHIBITS
A Memory, by Patty Flynn Demit
Our Memories Project


THE NHS GIFT SHOP
Come visit us and see our new acquisitions and don't forget to browse in our gift shop and shop either online or in person.

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new to our collection


ELLINGWOOD CONCERTS

Visit the Concert page for 2017 concert details and the latest schedule.

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VISIT THE SOCIETY
Come visit and learn about Nahant’s rich historic heritage in our quarters here at the Nahant Community Center, formerly the Valley Road School.

We welcome researchers and urge you to visit our Hodges Reference Room and its library and archives facilities.

History is fun! Come join us.
The Nahant Historical Society is a member of the following organizations:

-American Assoc. State & Local History
-NE Historic Genealogical Society
-New England Museum Association

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