Blog that brings you "through the past, into the future." Here you'll find vintage postcards and ephemera, photographs, old advertisements, anecdotes and original essays. Handy links - always accessible on the right - guide you to online digital archives, local news sites, maps, museums and more.
Located in Old Deerfield, MA, this historic hub features 19 exhibition rooms (e.g., 1704 Raid on Deerfield) and a calendar of public events of historic interest. The site includes a link to its Online Museum.
Identifies, evaluates, and protects important historical and archaeological assets of the Commonwealth. Use the index to see a rich listing of links, which includes up-to-date information as well as historical data.
Organized by agency and date from 1629 to the present, illuminating the structure of the state's government. Genealogy and African-American history are also covered. Searchable online resources are available from 1629 to 1799.
Current information about the Millers River Watershed, authored by the Executive Office of Environmental Affairs of the Massachusetts state government. Click here for additional Information about PCBs in the Millers River Watershed.
Premier living history museum reconstructs the original 17th century Plymouth Colony settlement established by English colonists. Plimouth Plantation is a member of the Smithsonian Institution Affiliations Program.
Library of Congress site featuring a collection of more than 4,000 collections of images, sounds, written accounts, and other items of cultural documentation from all 50 states, as well as U.S. trusts, territories, and the District of Columbia.
Library of Congress site providing free and open access to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America.
Interactive program that teaches basic skills and techniques for interpreting fragments that survive from any period in history. The case study example is based on research from the 200-year-old diary of midwife/healer Martha Ballard.
Web-based collection of selected historical materials from Harvard's libraries, archives, and museums that documents voluntary immigration to the U.S. from the signing of the Constitution to the onset of the Great Depression.
Daily almanac of Massachusetts history covering different stories about events and people in the recorded history of Massachusetts. Includes images, illustrations, primary sources, documents, associated links, and a timeline to see when a given "Moment" o