Fitchburg Historical Society Upcoming Events



 Historical Research Lab”, Research Opportunity for Authors 

A recipient of the Purple Heart, a Bronze Star and a Croix de Guerre, Felix Leger was part of the famous First Infantry division as it moved from the Battle of the Bulge and across Germany. He was also witness to the historic trials at Nuremburg, where Nazi war criminals were brought to justice. This exhibition highlights a large new collection of local World War II memorabilia given to the Fitchburg Historical Society by the Leger family. 

Fitchburg Historical Society Annual Meeting


Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at 6 p.m.
Free admission


Learn more about the Historical Society, as it celebrates its 123nd year. A look back and a look ahead, and the public is invited.


Free and open to the public.




Volunteer Days at the Fitchburg Historical Society 


Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 9:00 a.m.: United Way Annual Day of Caring
Wednesday, November 11, 2015 10:00 a.m.: Volunteer Day to install Christmas Decorations at Historical Society

Get involved with the Historical Society by helping with our fun volunteer projects on one or both of two special days this fall.

Free and open to the public, RSVP’s required.




“Fans of Sisters”, Regional conference of Fan Association of North Ameica
Saturday, October 3, 10:30 – 3:30 p.m.


The public is invited to join in discussion, viewing and identification of hand fans from the Sister Cities, Fitchburg and Leominster, in a meeting organized by the Fan Association of North America. Pre-arranged luncheon also available at separate cost: call to RSVP for lunch at 978-345-1157.


Free and open to the public, please RSVP in advance: 978-345-1157 or welcome@fitchburghistoricalsociety.com



Annual December House Tour:
Saturday, December 5, 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. 


Tour map included with ticket: Tickets for sale at Fitchburg Historical Society & local businesses
The annual holiday tradition returns, with a self-guided tour of some of Fitchburg’s most interesting and historic residences, decorated to celebrate the joys of the season.




Fitchburg Historical Society
781 Main Street, Fitchburg, Massachusetts
for more information: 978-345-1157
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The Fitchburg Historical Society is an independent non-profit, whose mission is to collect, protect, preserve and make accessible Fitchburg’s history. Unless noted, these events are free and take place in the George R. Wallace, Jr. and Alice G. Wallace Exhibit Hall in the Crocker Center for the History of Fitchburg at 781 Main Street in Fitchburg. Exhibitions and educational programming about Fitchburg history are supported by a grant from The George R. Wallace Foundation. It is open Monday and Tuesday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, visit http://www.fitchburghistoricalsociety.org/ or call 978-345-1157.

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