The Acton Historical Society works to discover, preserve and share facts and artifacts from the rich history of Acton, Massachusetts with the hope of spreading enthusiasm for and knowledge of our town. Come visit us or contact us to share your own stories of Acton and its people. We look forward to hearing from you.
Coming Soon -- New Exhibit
In gratitude to the Acton Fire Department for its decades of service to the town of Acton, the Historical Society will present a new exhibit:
125 Years of the Acton Fire Department
September 29th and 30th 2-5PM
Hosmer House Museum
300 Main Street, Acton
On display there will be items and photos illustrating firefighting in Acton over the years. The Hosmer House, rescued from destruction by the Acton Fire Department in the 1970s, will be open for tours.
Admission $3, Free for members
Goats Come to the Hosmer House
As part of a larger project to improve the landscaping around the Hosmer House, the Acton Historical Society was visited by a crew of four goats. Their "goatscaping" work was the subject of a recent video produced by Acton TV featuring AHS co-president Bill Klauer.