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)

Croquet Tournament (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:
Myles Standish Burial Ground Cemetery Tour

  She’s back! Join DRHS Archivist & Historian Carolyn Ravenscroft on another of her popular Cemetery tours, this time of the Myles Standish Burial Ground in Duxbury – said to be the oldest, continuously maintained cemetery in America and the resting place of many of the Mayflower’s passengers: John Alden, Priscilla Alden and Myles Standish, […]

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Upcoming Events:
Dateboard Discoveries

  An informal gathering with DRHS Archivist & Historian Carolyn Ravenscroft and Duxbury Town Historian, Tony Kelso. Bring along your own Dateboarding project and share your findings. Although this is a follow up to “All About Dateboarding” program on September 30, everyone is welcome to attend. Reservations are not required, but appreciated: 781-934-6106 or

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What's New:
New Outreach Manager

Exciting news that we have filled the position of Outreach Manager. Alisha Kelly will be joining us on November 1 and will be working Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 8:30-3:15. Alisha, a resident of Kingston, has a strong background in marketing and community relations in both the arts and museums. She is currently an Independent […]

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