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DRHS News

Board & Volunteer Recognition Awards

The 2018 Annual Meeting took place on February 5, 2019. About 90 members of the DRHS gathered to vote a new slate of trustees, recognize outgoing trustees and to honor valued volunteers with the Volunteer Recognition Awards…

February 6, 2019
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DRHS: 135 Years Serving Duxbury

On November 14, 2018, about 50 friends, supporters and Members of the DRHS gathered to raise a glass and toast the 135th birthday of the Duxbury Rural & Historical Society. Thanks to the many participants who shared a special memory of the DRHS with us.                 Duxbury Rural…

January 2, 2019
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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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