ROWE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Hours of Operation for 2016The
Rowe Historical Society owns and operates the Kemp-McCarthy Museum
located at 282 Zoar Road in Rowe, Massachusetts. It opened on June 30,
July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
August 6, 13, 20, 27
September 3, 10, 17, 24
October 1, 8
Please check this website for any possible schedule changes
museum has an extensive collection of local artifacts and antiques.
Highlights of the collection include antique quilts, 19th century dolls,
period costumes, china and glassware, sleighs, furniture, photographs,
cookware, tools, farm implements, and an original 19th century hearse.
Exhibits are updated regularly.
Kemp-McCarthy Museum also has many valuable photos of townspeople and
local sites, as well as literature from the Davis Mine and the Yankee
Atomic Electric Company.
Rowe Historical Society publishes The Bulletin, dedicated to the
preservation of local history by highlighting "bits of history, old
letters, pictures, news clippings and anything of interest to the
history of Rowe."
books are published by the Rowe Historical Society, including The
History of Rowe, Massachusetts by Percy Whiting Brown and Nancy Newton
Williams. Please scroll to the bottom of this column for more information on our publications.
website also provides useful information on membership in the Rowe
Historical Society and directions to the Kemp-McCarthy Museum.