Annual Meeting: Black Flags, Blue Waters

Date: October 18, 2018 Time: 6:30 pm  to  8:00 pm Westport Historical Society Annual Meeting Dedee Shattuck Gallery, One Partners Lane, Westport MA A short business meeting will be followed by: Black Flags, Blue Waters: The Epic History of America’s Most Notorious Pirates by Eric Jay Dolin Set against the backdrop of the Age of […]

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Artisan Fair

Date: September 22, 2018 Time: 10:00 am  to  3:00 pm 202 Hix Bridge Road, Westport MA (Rain date Sunday September 23 2018) Handy House Artisan Fair, organized by the Westport Historical Society, showcases 30 local craftspeople who specialize in skills and traditional crafts commonly practiced in the 18th and 19th century. Traditional craftsmanship, from blacksmithing to […]

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Archaeology Day at Handy House

Date: August 25, 2018 Time: 10:00 am  to  2:00 pm At the Handy House, 202 Hix Bridge Road, Westport MA FREE Indulge your inner Indiana Jones with a day full of archaeological fun for all ages! Do you like to dig in the dirt? Find things that are lost? Put pieces together? Figure out stories […]

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Sea Stories

Date: August 16, 2018 Time: 12:07 pm  to  8:30 pm A conversation with retired harbormaster Richie Earle and assistant harbormaster Jonathan Paull 7 PM Thursday August 16 at the Westport Grange, 931 Main Road Retired harbormaster Richie Earle will share memories of his career as Westport’s harbormaster. For over 25 years Richie responded to unpredictable […]

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House Tour

Date: July 29, 2018 Time: 11:00 am  to  4:00 pm The Westport Historical Society will host its second annual House Tour on July 29 – a self-guided look at six spectacular private homes located throughout the idyllic SouthCoast town. The gracious owners of the architecturally significant homes at the Point and in south Westport will […]

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Westport’s Underground History

Date: July 19, 2018 Time: 7:00 pm  to  8:30 pm at the Dedee Shattuck Gallery, 1 Partners Lane, Westport MA Westport’s history stretches back nearly 12,000 years, even though much of the past is not readily visible on the ground surface today. In 2004, The Westport Historical Society funded a town-wide archaeological survey designed to […]

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Handy House open 10 AM – 4 PM

Date: Every Saturday until October 28, 2018 Time: 10:00 am  to  4:00 pm Handy House, 202 Hix Bridge Road, is open 10 AM – 4 PM every Saturday July – October FREE. Parking is available off  Hix Bridge Road. Tours every Saturday at 11 AM. Ongoing and special events

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Westport History 101

Date: June 2, 2018 Time: 10:00 am  to  12:00 pm At the Westport Free Public Library, 408 Old County Road. 10 AM – 11.30 AM Saturday March 10,  May 5, June 2 at the Westport Free Public Library, 408 Old County Road. Besides Westport’s incorporation in 1787, how much do you really know about our […]

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Westport History 101

Date: May 5, 2018 Time: 10:00 am  to  11:30 am 10 AM – 11.30 AM Saturday March 10,  May 5, June 2 at the Westport Free Public Library, 408 Old County Road. Besides Westport’s incorporation in 1787, how much do you really know about our sleepy little town? Lexington, Concord and even New Bedford may […]

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