The Narragansett Historical Society has been a place for people who care about and contribute to the understanding of the history of Templeton and the surrounding area since 1924.  Come by the museum and see a bit of local history


2015 Events



Mad Hatters themed tea on Saturday August 22nd 2 pm to 4:30 pm.



Craft Fair Weekend

Craft Fair Weekend - August 15th and 16th open from 10 am to 5 pm, bake sale and free museum tours

Fly a Kite Day

Go Fly a Kite day on Sunday August 30th on Baldwinville Road across from Baptist Common.  Check facebook for more details.

Engine Show

September 26th on the Common - featuring the Central Mass Steam Gas and Machinery Association, tractors, cars, trucks, and the Wachusett Brewery Fire Engine.

Death Becomes Her Program and Exhibit

A month-long exhibit and program on Saturdays in October, "Death Becomes Her", highlighting mourning clothes, jewelry and hair wreaths during the Victorian era.  An interpreter dressed as a Victorian widow will discuss mourning customs at 2 p.m. each Saturday in October.

Pumpkin Festival

Oct 31 from 10-8pm Vendors, marching band, food tent, haunted walk, Volunteers always needed.


Wednesday, August 26th, 6 pm at the Historical Society - There will be a metal detector presentation from 6 to 7 pm.  The meeting will begin at 7 pm.

Wednesday, September 23rd, 7 pm at the Historical Society

Wednesday, October 28th, 7 pm at the Historical Society


Where we are

The Narragansett Historical Society is located at 1 Boynton Road on the Templeton Common.


Museum Hours

The museum is open on Saturday afternoons from 1-5 p.m. in the summer.

Tuesday's from 6 pm to 8 pm starting May 5th.


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Become a member

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All meetings will be held at the Narragansett Historical Society on the 4th Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. unless otherwise noted.