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America In Bloom Reception July 23

on 6/23/2015

Mark those calendars! On Thursday, July 23rd, we will once again hold a welcome reception for this year's judges. This enjoyable event will be held at the Holliston Historical Society, 547 Washington Street, Holliston, MA 01746. All are invited to this early evening gathering to meet the judges, friends and neighbors.. Details to follow!

Reception for Bill and Stewart

on 7/2/2015

A reception is being planned for Sunday, August 2nd  at 3 PM to honor and celebrate Bill and Stewart on their recent marriage and also to present them with the President's Award from the Society.They were away the day of the annual meeting, so let's catch up and celebrate the years they have contributed to the Holliston Historical Society.

The event will be pot-luck, appetizers, hors d'oeuvres,tapas, etc and BYOB. Volunteers are needed to set up and clean up. We don't want any work to be left to Bill and Stewart. Please contact Joanne Hulbert at to RSVP and advise of

Crafters, Artists, and Antique Dealers Sought for 35th Annual HHS Harvest Fair on Sunday, September 20

on 6/26/2015

Crafters, artists, and antique dealers are invited to submit an application for the 35th annual Holliston Historical Society’s Harvest Fair on Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015.

Every year people look forward to our annual antiques and crafts fair which is traditionally held in September on the picturesque lawn of the Historical Society.   Along with the fine items offered by our crafters and collectors, the Society provides food, the Society's famous apple pies made from local apples, a bake table, a silent auction, and children’s activities.

" On Writing A Memoir"

on 10/19/2014

On October 15th, the Programs committee hosted Mr. Thatcher Freund to speak with the audience on the importance of writing a memoir. He explained how a memoir differs from an autobiography in that it does not encompass an entire life with dates and facts. A memoir is a personalized recollection of events that are visualized and remembered through the eyes of the author. He encouraged us to delve into our past and relate as much detail as possible. This is what makes a memoir interesting.

Oktoberfest 2014 Friday Oct. 17th, 7 PM

on 10/11/2014


Guten Tag!

Join us for the 17th annual Holliston Historical Society Oktoberfest celebration. Our 1815 barn is the perfect venue for this festive occasion. Members of the Society volunteer with the set up, cooking, serving, decorations and clean up. Come and meet them as well as your Holliston neighbors and friends.

As is the tradition for this event the featured entertainment is the Double Eagle Oktoberfest Band. This lively band has performed all over the East Coast and Canada and will get you laughing, singing and dancing a polka before the evening is done.

In addition to large soft

Early summer saw the Society having its annual meeting with the election of officers for the 2014-2015 year.  After the business portion several honorees were awarded for their contribution to the Society.  Ginny and Don Bates were Member(s) of the Year and Rick and Joanne Brown received the President's Award.  Congratulations!

In June, the Annual Father's Day Car Show and Breakfast was held with over 200 cars participating and many guests and admirers voted on their favorite. The kitchen served up a hearty breakfast during the show.