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Digital Books on Halifax History
The history of the Halifax Congregational Church of Halifax, Massachusetts : with notes and references concerning the inhabitants, environs, and lifestyles of the Halifax town and wider community by Joseph A. C. Wadsworth, III.
Supplement to the history of the Halifax Congregational Church of Halifax, Massachusetts (excel file): Containing early membership records based on Church Record books from the earliest records to 1900, Town of Halifax Records during the era that the church and town were comingled (1730-1800), original documents, artifacts such as marriage records and marriage intentions, correspondence with families (Sturtevant, Bosworth, Waterman, and others), Halifax Museum artifacts and numerous online family history sources. Compiled by Joseph A. C. Wadsworth, III.
Sylvanus Bourne: Halifax Massachusetts, 1839-1916: A Personal Memoir (1907) as compiled by William D. Perkins.
Children of Old Park's Tavern: A Story of the South Shore by Frances A. Humphrey. Harper & Brothers, 1886
Coming Soon! This digital representation of the Halifax Historical Society and Museum's Inaugural collection consists of more than 100 photographs and maps from the collection of Guy S. Baker.
The Halifax Historical Society and Museum consists of is a town-owned museum and historical village that includes the Brockton Store, a blacksmith shop and one-room school house. Its mission is to preserve the past, present and future history of the town of Halifax, MA and its residents through acquisition and preservation. The Society places a great emphasis on education to acquaint present and future generations with those that have passed.
The Halifax Digital Postcard Collection is online. Enjoy!
SAILS Digital History Collection
These resources are available in free digital format through the efforts and support of the following:
Susan Basile, Historian, Town of Halifax
Tom Blake, Digital Projects Manager, Boston Public LIbrary (and his team)
Deborah Conrad, Executive Director, SAILS Library Network
Halifax Congregational Church
Halifax Historical Society & Museum
Richard Kelley, Principal, Silver Lake Regional High School
William D. Perkins
Linda Redding, Librarian, Silver Lake Regional High School
Kristin Slater, Manager of Bibliographic Services, SAILS Library Network
Rev. Joseph Wadsworth, Halifax Congregational Church
Trustees of the Holmes Public Library