the historic town of Mendon

settled in 1659


The objects of this Society shall be to cultivate and encourage among its members, a love for historical research, the accumulation and preservation of all matters of historical nature relating to the Town of Mendon since her first settlement in the year 1659.


Visit the Mendon Historical Museum located at 15 Hastings Street, Mendon MA


Special events held relating to the history of the town of Mendon


Become a member to support historic preservation and participate in special community events

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A Taste of Mendon History: Community Cookbook

As a fundraiser to support the reopening of the Historical Society Museum this spring and ongoing archival and conservation efforts, the Historical Society is selling cookbooks with a connection to Mendon’s history! Cookbooks $12 Society members Norma Phipps Allard and Ruth Hoisington O’Grady compiled a collection of classic recipes that were offered in three differentContinue reading “A Taste of Mendon History: Community Cookbook”

A Horrible History

The Mendon Horribles Parade is taking place on Saturday, July 3rd 2021, sponsored by the Mendon Permanent Firefighter’s Association and Brothers of the Brush. Prizes awarded for best costume. 6:30pm Parade Start: Taft Library / End: Clough School, North Ave. Newcomers to Mendon are asking, what in the world is a Horribles Parade? A “HorriblesContinue reading “A Horrible History”

Mendon Historical Society

15 Hastings Street, Mendon, Massachusetts 01756