Street Address
Centre Road
Dudley, MA 01571
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 143
Dudley, MA 01571
Museum Type(s)


2004 is the 200th anniversary of The Black Tavern in Dudley, MA. The Tavern offered sleeping accomodations, food and drink to weary 19th century travellers. Numerous events are planned for this year including a January 15th opening celebration with period music, wine and cheese. Admission is $5.00. The Society has recently purchased and initiated restoration af an adjacent building, The Black Tavern Barn.

Educational Programs

Admission free

February 19, 2004 The Underground Railroad lecture

March 18, 2004 - Heirloom Gardens lecture.

April 15 2004 - Who was Rufus Porter lecture

June , July and August - Summer Evening Concerts. Contact the Society for dates.


The Black Tavern Historical Society newletter is published twice yearly and is free to all Society members. Please send $2.00 for a sample copy.