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The Methuen Historical Society (MHS)
is committed to protecting and maintaining the rich historical character of Methuen through advocacy, education, outreach, and the preservation of historical records, artifacts, structures and monuments that are unique to our city. The MHS believes that the preservation of our past enhances the lives of those who live in and visit Methuen today, and for generations to follow.

We appreciate the support of our members and supporters who share our common goals.


Please contact us if you have any questions, comments or if you'd like to know how you
can participate.

Thank you!

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Methuen Museum of History

Yes, I'd like to purchase a raffle ticket
to Support the Methuen Museum of History!

Email us at and we'll contact you to make purchase arrangements and send you your ticket stub. We greatly appreciate your financial support! Good luck!

Don't Miss Your Chance to Enter Our Spring/Summer Raffle!

Due to the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, we rescheduled the drawing date to Saturday, July 4, 2020.

Preserving Our Past Together

Methuen Cemetery Inventory Project

Meetinghouse Hill Cemetery
Inventory Complete and Now
Available Online!

Thanks to a dedicated group of dedicated volunteers, this historic Methuen cemetery has been inventoried,

headstones identified and cleaned, and headstones

in need of repair have been identified.  

Honoring Methuen's Minutemen

Celebrate July 4th! 

Join Us for a Reading of the Declaration of Independence

Saturday, July 4 | 10 a.m. Meetinghouse Hill Cemetery

The cemetery is located across from Holy Family Hospital's entrance.

Volunteers will be reading passages from the Declaration of Independence at Meeting House Hill—where it was read in Methuen in 1776. The cemetery will be open to the public. 

The public is invited and social distancing protocols will be in place. 

Attendees are required to wear a mask and observe rules of social distancing.

Read the full Eagle Tribune article here.


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