The Arlington Historical Society

DSCN3994The Arlington Historical Society, with offices in the Smith Museum, hosts a yearly lecture series as well as offering individual and group tours of the historic Jason Russell House. Through its education and outreach program, the Arlington Historical Society welcomes school classes and scout groups to explore life in colonial America.

Please note: Program fliers are no longer being mailed so check this website for details on Lecture Series talks.


Membership in the Society includes: Free admission to the Jason Russell House, Smith Museum, and the Historical Lecture Series; a discount on items purchased at The Museum Shop; a subscription to our newsletter “Menotomy Minutes”. For information on joining the Arlington Historical Society, see our Membership Page.

A Ruth Monsell Silhouette

Mass Humanities Grant Helps Fund Our Collections Research

Thanks to a Mass Humanities Research Inventory Grant, we were able to inventory the Winn Family Papers Collection.  A finding aid is available here.

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