November 6, 2017

Swansea’s 350th Anniversary Montage

This video showcases a few of the events that went on in Swansea to celebrate Swansea’s 350th Anniversary.
November 6, 2017

Abrams Rock Historical Walk

On Sunday October 29th, 2017 Professor of History Paul Cote gave a created and a tour and a brief history of Abrams rock and of the important people of Swansea […]
November 2, 2017

John Myles and the History of the Baptist Church

On Sunday October 29th, Rev. Charles Hartman gave an informative presentation about the history of John Myles and the history of the First Baptist Church. As part of Swansea’s 350th […]
October 16, 2017

Swansea’s Time Capsule Event

On October 14th, 2017 as part of celebrating Swansea’s 350th anniversary the time capsule that was buried on October 14th of 2000 was resurrected and patrons who put in a […]
October 6, 2017

History of Swansea Through Postcards

On September 17th, 2017 Richard Rego, a local historian, gave a presentation about the different collections of postcards and other artifacts of Swansea. These postcards highlighted what it like back […]
August 30, 2017

Toys in Time at the Luther Museum

On Sunday August 27th, 2017 the Luther Museum had a special exhibit of toys and games and the opportunity to learn about the collection of historical toys.
August 10, 2017

Family Fun Day (Ocean Grove Days)

On Sunday August 6th, 2017 the Swansea 350th Anniversary Celebration Committee, in collaboration with the Swansea Recreation Commission and the Friends of the Bluffs Ocean Grove Neighborhood Association put one […]
August 9, 2017

Soap Box Derby

On August 5th, 2017 as part of Swansea’s 350th Anniversary held an Ocean Grove Days. On this day a soap box derby was held to see who was the fastest […]
August 2, 2017

Swansea Fire Parade & Muster

On July 23rd, 2017 the Swansea Fire Department hosted a fire muster at the little league field in Swansea MA. The program started off with a parade with local cities […]
July 11, 2017

Old Fashion Day at the Martin House Farm

On July 9th, 2017 The Martin House Farm held a Old Fashion Day that included tours of the house, pie eating contest, stories, and children crafts. This video focuses on […]
June 13, 2017

Who, When, Where in King Philip’s War

On June 11th, 2017 the Swansea Historical Society along with the 350th committee held a presentation with author Edward Lodi. Edward Lordi’s discussed about his new book entitled “Who, When, […]
May 22, 2017

From Stagecoaches to Swansea

On May 21st, 2017 Historian and Librarian Kevin Lawton lead a historical walk along Main Street and held a short lecture after the tour. This video shows the lecture that […]
April 24, 2017

Rubber Ducky Race

On April 22nd 2017, the Swansea 350th committee organized a rubber ducky race to celebrate not only Earth Day but also Swansea’s 350th anniversary. Here are some clips from the […]
April 19, 2017

Swansea Community Health Fair

On April 9th, 2017 the Swansea 350th Committee and the Swansea YMCA held a community health fair for the community to explore a number for health and safety providers that […]
March 29, 2017

The First Christian Congregational Church Organ Recital

On March 26th, 2017 The First Christian Congregational Church had an organ recital to celebrate the restoration of the hook organ. The recital was done by Johnathan Ortloff.
March 28, 2017

An Evening with Helen Pierce

On March 23rd, 2017 Nancy Boardman gave a talk about town historian Helen Pierce and talks about her life and different stories about Helen. This event was sponsored by the […]
March 23, 2017

Rydell High & Bandstand Reunion In Cabaret

The Swansea 350th Sesquarcentennial Celebration Presents Rydell High Bandstand. A musical revue created by Al Deston. Enjoy the music, songs, and dance of the 1950’s and 1960’s. The musical starred […]
March 21, 2017

17th Century Swansea

On March 5th, 2017 The Swansea 350th Celebration had yet another presentation done by local historian Carl Becker who talked about the history of Swansea during the 17th Century.
February 22, 2017

History of Swansea Through Postcards

On February 12th, 2017 the 350th celebration committee held a lecture on highlighting the Richard J. Rego collection of Swansea history. Richard showed his collection of postcards thought a slideshow […]
December 5, 2016

Tree Lighting Ceremony

On December 4th, 2016, in part with Swansea’s 350th Birthday, the town held a tree lighting ceremony to kick off the Christmas season. The even included carolers, JCHS Marching Band, […]