The Littleton Historical Society is a private, non profit organization devoted to the preservation of Littleton’s history, the dissemination of information, and the promotion of interest in local history

300th Book

300BookTo celebrate the 300th Anniversary, we are preparing an inclusive, accurate, and up-to date record of the events and people that shaped the town.

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What’s New

WhatsNewCheck out the new link to the Littleton’s Historic Markers, a page of photos you can click on to see larger, created by Littleton resident and volunteer, Tom Howes.

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Littleton Then & Now

ThenNowThe Littleton Then & Now  project was created by volunteers Andrew Bowers and Andrea Curran, showing historical pictures alongside current day views of Littleton.

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Coming soon…


Patriot’s Day Celebration 7PM at Liberty Square.  There will be a brief retelling of the story of the Liberty Pole, a recognition of descendents of minutemen and of people dressed in period clothes.  Boxborough Minutemen will tell personal stories about the morning’s heated bloody battle.

BUS TOUR 12:30-2:30PM SOLD OUT  check Fri 4/25th if any cancels. Enjoy a 2 hour ride with Bob Holland and David Whitcomb to look at old houses and talk about many interesting places around town.  Find out more about Littleton’s history and leave the driving to us. Space is limited.  Call 978-486-8202 to reserve a seat.  

Andrea Curran and Andrew Bowers will discuss their  THEN AND NOW POSTCARD project comparing present day views with older postcard scenes in town.  7-8PM at the Couper Room Reuben Hoar Library.