"Welcome to the Upton Historical Society (UHS)"
Welcome to the Upton Historical Society (UHS) web site. Our goal is to
provide you with beneficial information about our society, who we are and the
resources we're able to offer anyone interested in the history of Upton,
Massachusetts. The Society Museum is open to the public where assistance is
available by Society staff who are always pleased to be available. We strive to
foster and encourage the interest of residents, their families and the general
public in the accumulation of all historic data as it relates to Upton. In
return, UHS endeavors to inform everyone by providing written and printed
The mission statement of the Society is to caretake for, collect and preserve
an extensive collection of historical records, artifacts, pictures and mementos
donated by those who realize the importance of preserving Upton's heritage. This
encompasses the Town
, and surrounding areas,
of Upton regarding
the people, industries, folklore and customs. Our holdings encompass history of
buildings which was done in 1996 by a grant from the Massachusetts Historical
Commission; Town Reports dating from 1890 to the present; and Assessor's
published records prior to 1975.
Collections on display at the Society Museum include over 50 volumes of
photographs and over 120 scrapbooks of news articles since the late 1800's. Our
- histories of buildings
(completed in 1996 by a grant from the Massachusetts Historical Commission),
- Town Reports dating from 1890 to the present,
- Assessor's published records prior to 1975.
Available Museum Materials and Antique Artifacts
Furniture & Furnishings
Audio & Video Recordings
Please consider becoming a Society member. Annual
membership fees are quite modest:
Junior ($8); Individual ($16); Two members at the same address ($23).
Small donations with your dues are much appreciated as every bit helps in
improving the Society's operation and facilities. Please send to:
Upton Historical Society, P.O. Box 171, Upton MA 01568. Thanks for your
important continuing support.