Swansea Historical Society

SHS Anniversary Sign
THANK YOU to the Swansea Garden Club
for cleaning the herb garden at the museum!

The Swansea Historical Society celebrates its 80th anniversary this year
established January 23, 1941

In celebration of this anniversary, the SHS has created a Still Photo Presentation to document the history of the Society.

To view the presentation, please click here.

We hope you enjoy our presentation!
SHS Anniversary Banner


Topic of the Month

Houses from the 1978 Colony Historic District Survey

A new house will be posted every few days


The Francis L. Gardner House
Address: 1129 Gardners Neck Road
Built: 1903
District: Swansea Colony Historic District
Architect: Edward I. Marvell
Style: Late Victorian

The Francis L. Gardner House

Please click here for more info



  • Touisset Railroad
  • Houses of the Barneyville District
  • National Register Houses not in a District

Welcome to the Swansea Historical Society!

The Swansea Historical Society is a non profit organization dedicated to preserving, collecting and researching historical information and items. The society also takes pride in creating ways to help future generations understand their heritage and the history of Swansea.

Founded January 23rd, 1941 the Swansea Historical Society celebrates it's 80th anniversary in 2021!

Luther Museum Collage

Luther Museum Collage


Upcoming Events

You can help support the SHS through the Stop & Shop Community Bag Program!
The Swansea Historical Society has been selected as a beneficiary of the Stop & Shop Community Bag Program.

Stop & Shop Community Bag Program
more info on the Stop & Shop Community Bag Program

2nd Annual Vendor Craft Fair

Annual Clam Boil Dinner

Sea Glass Classes

Arts and Crafts Fundraiser

Pumpkin Patch Event

By appointment only
Anyone wishing to do research (e.g. viewing family files or something in the Swansea Historical Society's collections) please contact Carl Becker at 508-379-0972 or Cheryl Bogle at 508-496-9564 to schedule an appointment.

By appointment
Please contact Carl Becker at 508-379-0972 or Cheryl Bogle at 508-496-9564

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