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PACTV “Local Matters” Features Archivist and Historian Carolyn Ravenscroft

Plymouth Area Community Television’s show “Local Matters” April 28th addition features an interview with our own Carolyn Ravenscroft in her role as Archivist and Historian and wonderful spokesman for the DRHS. Click below see Carolyn’s interview with host and Executive Director Julie Thompson.  

May 3, 2022
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Bon Voyage to Museum Collections Manager Melanie Correia

While thrilled for Melanie personally, I am sad on behalf of the DRHS to report that Mel will be returning to her roots at the New Bedford Whaling Museum in the newly created full time role of Exhibitions Manager. Mel joined DRHS in 2016, and has continued the work of increasing our overall professionalism and…

April 29, 2022
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New Exhibit: “Discovering the Collection”

Starting in March 2022, you can visit our newest exhibition "Discovering the Collection" at the Drew Archival Library on St. George Street. We have four display cases with a guest curated rotating display of items from our Collections and Archives. Our first installation is Staff Picks, where four DRHS staff members selected one item from...
March 1, 2022
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ICO Pledge Announcement

DRHS is excited and honored to announce the pledge by Island Creek Oysters of $7,000 a year for a total of five years to fund the work being done by the Wildlands Trust for the Society. We have engaged the Wildlands Trust over the past few years to help with the boots on the grounds…

March 1, 2022
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Cell Phone Tour Available

Did you know that our Nathaniel Winsor Jr. House is open year round to visitors? Acquired by the DRHS in 1997 through a community fundraising effort, the Nathaniel Winsor, Jr. House is perhaps the most architecturally significant building in Duxbury. Serving today as the DRHS’s headquarters, the building houses our administrative offices and is typically…

February 23, 2022
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Interim Director Announced

Letter from the Board President: January 19, 2022 Dear Members, Friends and Colleagues of the Duxbury Rural & Historical Society: I am writing with an update on our progress in finding a new Executive Director of the Duxbury Rural and Historical Society. We are delighted to announce that we have hired Jim Hartford as an…

January 28, 2022
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