Support

Preserving Manchester’s history since 1886!

The Manchester Historical Museum needs more than membership dues to maintain the Trask House, collection and archives that bring Manchester history to life!

Volunteer Opportunities

There are a variety of opportunities available for volunteering on a regular or ad hoc basis. If you are interested in helping, contact us at 978-526-7230.

Some Volunteer Tasks Include:

  • Event set up and take down
  • Archive filing
  • Hospitality – food and drinks at programs
  • Grounds clean up
  • Mailing assistance

Donations allow the MHM to:

  • Care for the Trask House, collection and grounds
  • Acquire additional items for our collection
  • Offer our lectures and special events
  • Present school and family educational programs
  • Host special exhibits
  • Offer mentoring program for Manchester-Essex H.S. students
  • Supervise interns from Salem State University and Gordon College



Please consider joining one of these donor circles:

  • Captain Trask Circle – Over $2,500
  • Abigail Trask Circle – $1,000 – $2,499
  • Arbella Circle – $500 – $999
  • Masconomo Circle – $250 – $499
  • 1630 Circle – $100-$249
  • Jeffrey’s Creek Circle – $99 and under