The goals of the Shirley Historical Society are to preserve books, photos, papers, stories, and artifacts relating to the people, places, and history of Shirley, Massachusetts. The Society also works to educate the public regarding historic matters, and seeks to encourage preservation of historic sites within the town.

Shirley Historical Society Museum

at the Lucy Longley Memorial Building

   For weekly announcements and illustrated posts about Shirley history,  please follow the Shirley Historical Society facebook page.  Click Here for the link.  

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To schedule a private tour of the Shirley Shaker Village site or to schedule a private Historic Pub Crawl, or to see a list of upcoming Shirley Events Go Here

DONATIONS are always welcomed and appreciated in order to maintain our building, collections, and programs.

They are also tax deductible.  Just mail a check or click below.


 
 
Please consider remembering the Shirley Historical Society in your bequests.
Go to this link for details on Planned Giving.

Shirley Books for Sale link can be found here.

Shirley Souvenirs for Sale link can be found here. 

Museum Displays for 2022

ONGOING EXHIBIT – Shaker Artifacts
January – February – Family Collection of Salt and Pepper Shakers
January – May – The Lost Art of Cursive Writing
March – September – Antique Cameras and Photographs
June – August – Shirley’s One Room Schoolhouses Then and Now
September – October – The  Hip Roofed House and the Bolton Family
November – December – The 50th Anniversary of the Shirley Historical Society
THANK YOU to these local businesses who support the work of the Shirley Historical Society.
Please support them.
Bull Run Restaurant – “Serving the thirsty traveler since 1740”  – 215 Great Road, Shirley MA
Fidelity Bank – “Helping you get where you want to be.” – 21 Main St. Shirley, MA
Phoenix Park – “A great place to grow your business” –  2 Shaker Road, Shirley, MA
Shirley Fuel & Gas – “A Third Generation Business” – 1 Munson Ave. Shirley, MA
Sitka Creations – “We DESIGN ideas” – 2 Shaker Rd., D101, Shirley MA 
SHIRLEY HISTORICAL SOCIETY  OFFICERS FOR 2022
President –                   Jackie Stanton 
Vice-President –           Marie Elwyn
Secretary –                   Ruth Rhonemus
Treasurer –                   Paul Przybyla
Directors at Large –      Catherine LaHousse
                                    Stephen Longley
                                    Betsy Colburn Mirkovic
                                    Barbara Yocum
Curator –                      Meredith Marcinkewicz
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