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Events of the Hanover Historical Society 2024

The Hanover Historical Society will host and sponsor events throughout 2024. Most will take place at the Historic Drummer Samuel Stetson House at 514 Hanover Street in Hanover Center. The Stetson House is open most Saturdays from 12 noon to 4pm. Please check our Facebook page for the most recent updates.

The North River: History & Heritage Pop-Up Museum

Location: The Cushing Center, 673 Main Street, Norwell Center, MA

Dates: Saturday, March 2nd, 2024

Time: Open to public 11am to 3pm; Set up time 9am to 11am, breakdown 3pm to 4pm

            Event is free with suggested donation of $10 per adult The Historical Societies of Norwell, Pembroke, and Hanover are organizing a first-ever, collaborative pop-up museum of the North River, its history, its heritage, and its continuing importance today. It will feature displays of original objects, artwork, photographs, maps, and other materials from public and private collections, media presentations, and interactive displays for the hours of the event. This is a chance to explore and share the history of the North River with a large public audience. Stories that could be told are those of the ships and shipyards, the industries, the people who lived along the River, and its natural history.

Check the Hanover Historical Society's Web site Calendar for more information about upcoming events: Calendar – Hanover Historical Society or the Historical Society's Facebook page: Hanover MA Historical Society - Home | Facebook,


Mission of the Hanover Historical Society

The Hanover, Massachusetts, Historical Society is a non-profit organization seeking to promote a better understanding of Hanover’s unique heritage by education and preservation. Our educational goals are carried out by creating innovative educational programs and sharing our archives with the public. Preservation goals include conserving our vast collection of books, textiles, and objects and providing a stable environment for their future sustainability. The Hanover Historical Society encourages a better understanding of the town’s history to foster community in the present. Membership is open to anyone interested in Hanover history.

The Hanover Historical Society thanks our corporate members and sponsors for supporting local history!

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