Fitchburg Historical Society, Fitchburg

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The Fitchburg Historical Society is a historical society whose mission is to collect, preserve, and present the history of Fitchburg, Massachusetts. The society was founded in 1892, and is now headquartered in the historic Phoenix Building at 781 Main Street. The society's original 1912 headquarters building, designed (like the Phoenix Building) by architect H. M. Francis, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003. The society operates three days a week and is open from 10am to 4pm Mondays and Tuesdays with a longer day on Wednesday from 10am to 6pm. They offer genealogical research, a library of local history, and numerous volunteer opportunities.

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  • Every year you can count on the Fitchburg Historical Society to show you something special about this city. They are presently doing an exhibit on the Fire fighters of the city's past. My favorite.....  more »
  • A hard working group that out does themselves. If it wasn't for this society we would be losing a lot of history.  more »
  • It was like a vision of the past, I enjoyed myself and the staff there was more than wonderful please keep the great memories alive.
  • A great place to visit and learn all about the history of Fitchburg. They have information on Fitchburg residents who fought in the Civil War, and have kept track of the works of writers and poets who lived in Fitchburg.

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