Historical Commission

Hardwick Historical Society
32 Common Street, PO Box 492
Hardwick, MA  01037
hardwickhistoricalsociety [at] yahoo.com (Email)

Historical Commission Chair
(413) 967-4002

Meets: First Wednesday of each month (except July and August), 6:30 p.m., Municipal Building
Next Meeting: Calendar

Hardwick Historical Museum Hours

The Historical Museum will be open on the 2nd and 4th Sundays from 12pm – 2pm through the month of October.
Stop by and visit the museum during open hours.  Our Museum Shoppe has items of interest to Hardwick aficionados, including Ruggles maps, magnets, pins, T-shirts, tiles, note cards, old calendars full of photos, Frank DiLiddo's DVD of historic Hardwick photos, Christmas ornaments, several history books, etc.  Stop by and see our collections.

Annual Meeting

September 22, 2022 at 6:30 pm
Hardwick Town House on the Common
"History of the Mixter Family in Hardwick"
presented by:  Emily Bancroft

Public is invited and welcome to stay for our annual meeting after the presentation.

We are always looking for ideas for future events/presentations.
Do You.... have an idea for an event?  Would you like to present your collection or artistic/creative talent at one of our future events?
Please let us know!  

*Also...please consider donating items of historical value and interest to the Historical Museum for our future generations to view, learn and enjoy.


A spectacular stone arch bridge was built over Muddy Brook. The view from the north shows the beautiful construction method. The view from the south shows some of the destruction that was supposedly caused by flood waters from the Hurricane of 1939.