The Duxbury Rural & Historical Society

Drew Archival Library, Wright Building

1850 expansion plans for King Caesar House, Duxbury

Children’s shoes (photo by Mary Schiess)

King Caesar House, Duxbury (photo by Mary Schiess)

Re-imagining Bradford Contemporary Art Exhibit (photo by Mary Schiess)

King Caesar Christmas (photo by Lisa Ryan)

Bradford House (photo by David Bohl)

Gardens at Nathaniel Winsor Jr. House (photo by Anne Henning)

Upcoming Events:
DRHS Historic Houses Open (Fall Dates)

Saturdays: September 1st (12-4) October 13th (10-3, in conjunction with Maritime Festival!) November 10th (12-4) DRHS Fall Dates, Historic Houses Open: King Caesar House & Bradford House Museums. DRHS members tour for free! New exhibits include “Women at Sea” at the Bradford House and “King Caesars Counting Rooms,” focused on Ezra Weston II’s business life, […]

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Upcoming Events:
Burying Ground Cemetery Tour

Saturday, October, 27th, Old Burying Ground Tour with Carolyn Ravenscroft 3:00PM. Old Burying Ground, Chestnut Street. Join DRHS Archivist & Historian Carolyn Ravenscroft on another of her popular cemetery tours. The Old Burying Ground is the oldest continuously-maintained cemetery in the U.S. and is the location of the First Meeting House in Duxbury; it is adjacent […]

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What's New:
DRHS Receives National Award

On September 28, 2018, Executive Director, Erin McGough, attended the Awards Banquet at the annual conference for the American Association of State & Local History. There, she accepted an Award of Merit (Leadership in History Award) from the Association for DRHS’s project, “Re-imagine Bradford.” The AASLH Leadership in History Awards, now in its 73rd year, […]

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