Welcome to the Rutland Historical Society
The Wood House, located at 232 Main Street, Rutland Massachusetts, has been home to the Society for 28 years and until 2002 shared space with the Rutland Police Department. The Wood House was built in 1915 by Mrs. Sadie Morris and was willed to the Town of Rutland by Hazel Hanff Morris Wood in 1975.
THANK YOU TO ALL THAT HELPED RHS EARN GRAND PRIZE IN THE 4TH OF JULY PARADE!!!
Revolutionary and Civil War Artifacts
18th & 19th Century Correspondence
Comprehensive array of articles and artifacts of the town’s hospitals and private sanatoria.
NOTICE: RHS is now accepting applications for the Edmund and Freda Kelsey Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship is offered to any Rutland high school senior planning to enter college who has resided in town for at least two years. The award is based on scholarship with emphasis given to involvement and contributions in the areas of both school and community. Applicants should submit the common scholarship application, obtained from their guidance office, with an official transcript, SAT/ACT scores and a letter of recommendation by May 1, 2013.
Please mail to: RHS, C/O Judith Butterfield, PO BOX 204, Rutland MA 01543