The Westwood Historical Society, Inc. was established in 1965 by a small group of founders becoming an active organization serving the community. With special attention to the unique history of Westwood, the Society is a non-profit organization.
The Westwood Historical Society is a charitable,
educational institution, organized under Chapter 501 (c)(3) of the
Internal Revenue Code. It is completely supported through membership
and private donations. The mission of the Society is to preserve
Westwood’s unique history, educate the community about it, and promote an understanding of its impact on the future. The Society collects, maintains, and preserves documents and artifacts related to the town; serves as a resource for research; and advocates for historical
preservation. It supports the study of history by conducting school programs and by educating the community through public programs and exhibits.