Local History

The Local History Room has a wealth of historical items of local interest.  We have microfilm of The Sun Chronicle going back to 1904.  We also offer access to HeritageQuest and in-library access to Ancestry.com, American Ancestors. and other genealogical resources.

We also provide access to an archive of Attleboro Town/City Reports as part of Regional Digitization in Massachusetts, funded by LSTA Grant and administered by the Boston Public Library and made possible by our membership in the Digital Commonwealth.

Attleboro was once known as “Jewelry City”. See what information we have about this part of our history, or find out more about this history by visiting the library’s local history room.

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The Local History Room opens a half-hour after the library opens and closes a half hour before the library closes. To find out more about the Local History Room, please contact the Reference Department .

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