ANTIQUARIAN SOCIETY (PAS)
The Plymouth Antiquarian
Society, founded in 1919, is Plymouth's largest organization dedicated
to preserving historic houses and landmarks. The Society owns and maintains
three historic houses from different centuries: the
1677 Harlow House, the 1749
Spooner House, and the 1809 Hedge House,
and an ancient Native American site, Sacrifice
Rock. Since 1920, PAS has welcomed the public to its historic properties
for tours, exhibits, and programs. The historic houses tell the story
of everyday life in Plymouth from the mid-1600s to the present, with period
rooms featuring early American furnishings and domestic artifacts. The
Society also offers a seasonal calendar of
special events and programs on
local history. Membership is open to the
NEW! -- Job Search
Burial Hill Tours: History in Progress
The Plymouth Antiquarian Society seeks a dynamic leader to be its next Executive Director. The Society is Plymouth’s largest historic preservation organization and is the steward of a significant Native American site and three historic house museums dating from the late 17th to the early 19th century. The Society serves as an educational resource on Plymouth history after the Pilgrim era, with a mission of preserving and utilizing its historical resources to stimulate public awareness and understanding of the local past. Established in 1919, this member-based non-profit organization offers a range of programs and educational activities throughout the year, targeted to members, residents, and visitors to Plymouth. The Executive Director is the sole full-time employee of the Society and is responsible for all day to day operations, including financial and personnel management, and overseeing the care and maintenance of historic structures and collections. Start date: January 2016. Application deadline: November 30, 2015. For more information or to apply, see job description.
The Plymouth Antiquarian Society invites you to explore one of Plymouth’s greatest historic treasures -– Burial Hill -– during a series of free themed discovery tours held on the first Saturday of each month (excepting January). Encounter art, history, and culture in an open-air museum with local historians who share their expertise on a fascinating range of topics.
Meet at the main stairway to Burial Hill. Free and open to the public. No reservations required for individuals and families. Check out our monthly calendar listings for more detail or click here to download a schedule. For more information email email@example.com or call 508-746-0012.
Please explore our 2015 Calendar of Events. Click on a link to view a specific month:February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December.