Great Wheel Gatherings at the Museum!

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November Artifact of the Month

This November is featuring the Town Farm Jail Cell Lock. The Town Farm or Almshouse functioned as the town’s social security until 1959. They housed the poor, elderly, immigrants, and others

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October’s Artifacts of the Month

This month has glass and crystal cruets.  They were donated by past Westford resident Gordon Seavey.

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August’s Artifact(s) of the Month

This month we put together an exhibit about Sargent & Sons. They made industrial washers and dryers. Founded in 1852, the company was located in Westford’s Graniteville until 1990, when they were bought out by Aeroglide.

Photo negative of a Sargent Machine used in a bakery in the 1960s:

sargent dryer

Images from the online database:

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Metal Tag

1966 Metal Tag

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