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DRHS News

Holiday Shopping: Letter Subscription

We are no longer accepting subscriptions for 2019. Check here again in November 2019 for Season 2! Antique Letter Subscription: Voices of Duxbury The perfect holiday gift!  12 carefully-curated Duxbury letters selected from the Drew Archives of the Duxbury Rural & Historical Society. Reproduced on quality stationery with transcriptions, supplemental images and contextual information. Envelopes…

November 16, 2018
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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,…

October 1, 2018
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Volunteer Spotlight: Mary Alisa Sherman

Volunteer Spotlight: Mary Alisa Sherman Mary Alisa Sherman has been a long time contributor to the DRHS: a stalwart educator and tour guide, Mary Alisa can be counted on for terrific public tours and programs. We wanted to get to know Mary Alisa better and so she kindly answered some questions for us. A warm…

October 1, 2018
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DRHS Receives National Award for Bradford Project

For Immediate Release: “Re-imagine Bradford” receives 2018 AASLH Award of Merit (Leadership in History Awards) NASHVILLE, TN—June 2018—The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) proudly announces that the Duxbury Rural & Historical Society is the recipient of an Award of Merit for “Re-imagine Bradford.” The AASLH Leadership in History Awards, now in its…

July 11, 2018
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New Outreach Manager

Welcome to our new Outreach Manager, Sabrina Kaplan! Sabrina has a background in education: she taught high school Social Studies at Nashoba Brooks School and middle school Social Studies and Spanish at Beaver County Day School, in addition to working as a secondary school placement counselor. Here in Duxbury, Sabrina has been active in the…

July 10, 2018
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Volunteer Spotlight: Mary Ott

Mary Ott: DRHS’s “Gardening Guru” Mary and Merle Ott were drawn to Duxbury in 1980 because of the town’s strong sense of community. It was obvious to them that people cared about keeping long held traditions and making decisions to keep Duxbury the special place it continues to be. Today, Mary is a lead volunteer…

May 29, 2018
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