Temporary Location:
1207 Washington Street
Hanover, MA 02339
Phone: 781-659-2015
Hours Directions

Temporary Location:
1207 Washington Street, Hanover, MA 02339
Phone: 781-659-2015
Hours Directions

The NPL Reference Department contains the “Norwell Collection,” a section of books and maps focusing on local history and families. The library also has the Norwell and South Scituate Town Reports dating back to 1864, Norwell Residents Lists back to 1967, and many other historical resources. Please contact our Reference Department at 781-659-2015 x114 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

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Local resources:

Norwell Historical Society
4 Jacobs Lane
Norwell, MA 02061
781-659-1888

 

Norwell Historical Commission
Norwell Town Offices
345 Main Street
Norwell, MA 02061
781-659-8072

 

Norwell Town Clerk
Norwell Town Offices
345 Main Street
Norwell, MA 02061
781-659-8072

 

Plymouth County Registry of Deeds
50 Obery Street
Plymouth, MA 02360
508-830-9200       

 

 

State and National Resources:

Massachusetts Historical Society
1154 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02215
617-536-1608

 

 

Massachusetts State Archives
220 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02125
617-727-2816
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Massachusetts State Library
State House
24 Beacon Street
Room 341 (Special Collections Room 55)
Boston, MA 02133
617-727-2590

 

National Archives at Boston
380 Trapelo Road
Waltham, MA 02452
866-406-2379 [toll free]

 

New England Historic Genealogical Society
99-101 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116
617-536-5740

 

USGenWeb Project
Free online genealogy resources organized by state and county