Waltham’s History

Key dates in the history of Waltham, Massachusetts

Waltham Historical Society

Waltham Museum

Gore Place

The Lyman Estate Greenhouses

Stonehurst, The Robert Treat Paine Estate

Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation

Brandeis University


Vital records of Waltham, Massachusetts, to the year 1850 (1904)

Report of the Industrial Exhibition held in the town of Waltham, Mass., Sept. 24, 1857 (1857)

Report of the committee of the Waltham Union league, organized in 1863 (1863)

Historical address delivered before the citizens of Waltham, July 4, 1876 (1877), by Josiah Rutter

Waltham, past and present; and its industries (1882), by Charles A. Nelson

Proceedings at the celebration of the sesqui-centennial of the town of Waltham, Held in Music Hall, on Monday, January 16, 1888 (1893)

The City of Waltham, Massachusetts : its advantages to manufacturers and as a place of residence : other municipal attractions, with sketches of the present industries (1887), by Ephraim L. Barry

Souvenir of Waltham (1903)

The Evolution of Automatic Machinery: As Applied to the Manufacture of Watches at Waltham, Mass., by the American Waltham Watch Company (1896), by E.A. Marsh

History of the American Waltham Watch Company of Waltham, Mass., reprinted from the History of the Watch Factories of America (1905), by Henry G. Abbott

Charter and revised ordinances of the city of Waltham (1909)

Memoir of the late Hon. Christopher Gore, of Waltham, Mass. (1833)