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The Sudbury River Flows Slow

Professor Robert Thorson, author of “The Boatman”, entertained and educated a full house at the Grout Heard House Museum. Dams, lawyers, farmers, saw mills, Thoreau, and the civil war all share the stage in the drama of the meandering Sudbury River and its...

Ceramics

WHAT DO CERAMICS TELL US ABOUT WAYLAND’S ANCIENT INHABITANTS? Saturday, October 21 ~ 2:00 – 4:00 PM Wayland Town Building Large Hearing Room Massachusetts Archaeology Month Event, co-sponsored with the Wayland Historical Commission and presented by Dr. John Pretola....

The Boatman

WAYLAND’S EMBATTLED MEADOWLAND FARMERS: THOREAU AND THE “FLOWAGE CONTROVERSY” (1858-1862) Thursday, September 14 ~ 7:00 PM Grout Heard House Museum University of Connecticut Professor Robert Thorson details a fascinating chapter in Wayland history – the...
Draper Room

Draper Room

Draper Room Part of the original 1740s house. May have been original kitchen; became dining room or second parlor when Silas Grout enlarged the house in the late 18th century. Now furnished in 19th century decor with many items from the Draper family. Learn more at...

Annual Meeting

ANNUAL MEETING AND A PEEK BEHIND THE CURTAINS Wednesday, May 17 7:30-9:30 PM Grout Heard House Museum. At the close of the Business Meeting, Jane Sciacca will display a few of our collection items, sharing with you their backgrounds. At least one will never before...

Favorite Spaces – Photographs

Favorite-Space-042 Favorite Spaces, photo by Eric Sciacca Favorite-Space-041 Favorite Spaces, photo by Eric Sciacca Favorite-Space-040 Favorite Spaces, photo by Eric Sciacca Favorite-Space-039 Favorite Spaces, photo by Eric Sciacca Favorite-Space-038 Favorite Spaces,...

Payment – Living in Long-Ago Days

Thank you for registering your child(ren) for the Living in Long-Ago Days! Please send your payment of $ 50.00 per child to: Wayland Historical Society Grout Heard House P. O. Box 56 Wayland, MA 01778 Or you prefer you can pay now by credit card: Program Registration...

Living in Long-Ago Days

After School Program – Living in Long-Ago Days for first and second grade girls Early American Games Clothes Foods and Crafts Tuesday afternoons 3:15 – 4:45 February 28th, March 7th, 14th and 21st $ 50.00 per child Registration Form - Don't forget the...

Favorite Spaces – Memorable Places

Sunday, February 12 2-4 PM Wayland Town Building Share a photo of a spot in Wayland you treasure. Tell us what makes it special to you, be it a riverbank, tree house, beaver dam, or people Jane Sciacca from the WHS will facilitate a discussion and presentation of...

Aqueducts Run Through It

Aqueducts Run Through It Sunday, January 8 2:30-4:30 PM Wayland Public Library Together with the Wayland Library, we will present Aqueducts Run Through It featuring our own Tom Sciacca. Do you know how many aqueducts run through Wayland? Since 1848, most of...

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