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Brockton Historical Society Museums

The main buildings in the BHS museum complex, or Heritage Center, consist of a Shoe Museum, a Fire Museum, and an early Brockton shoemaker's home called "The Homestead." The complex also features exhibits on Thomas Edison - who electrified the first shoe factory in the world in Brockton in 1883 - and Rocky Marciano, a former local shoeworker and the only undefeated heavyweight boxer.

Location: 216 North Pearl St., Brockton Massachusetts 02301 Telephone 508-583-1039

Other History nearby:
Abbot Hall
Abigail Adams Birthplace
Apponaug Village
Balch House
Barre Falls Dam
Barrington Town Hall

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