Ned Quist

A retired academic librarian, Ned is a researcher specializing in the history of the Harvard Shaker Village.

Elvira Scorgie

A woman of many talents, Elvira Scorgie was an authority on the history of the town of Harvard. Her research is archived at the Harvard Historical Society.

In Memoriam Doug Cregar

Doug Cregar died on Sept. 26, 2021, at the age of 56 at St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center in Boston. A lifelong resident of Harvard, Doug was knowledgeable and passionate about the town’s history. His contributions to the society as a board member and as president were numerous and significant.

Eleanor Willard Merrifield

Born in Still River in 1864, Eleanor created hand-colored photographs documenting buildings of the Harvard Shaker Village.

Carlene Philips

Carlene Phillips has lived in Harvard, Massachusetts since 1975. Her three children and their children have grown up in town. She has been a writer for the Harvard Press and is the co-author of two historical biographies for young adults.

Joe Theriault

Joe Theriault has been an invaluable member of the Harvard community as a historian, preservation activist, author, editor, and speaker