Babson Historical Association mourns the passing of a trustee and its former president, David Elmer Babson on May 2, 2020.

David Elmer Babson, former president of the Babson Historical Association (1980-2015) and long time trustees, passed away surrounded by his loving family on May 2, 2020. The 2017 Babson Genealogy was dedicated to David “for his steadfast commitment, practical approach and good humor”. A link to his full obituary in the Gloucester Daily Times can […]

Restoration of the Babson-Alling House in Gloucester, MA

The Babson Historical Association (BHA) Board of Trustees is pleased to announce its financial support for the restoration of the Babson-Alling House in Gloucester, MA.Since its construction in 1740, the Babson-Alling House has been an iconic image that generations of residents and visitors see as they travel to and from Cape Ann. Members of the […]

Centennial Park Ribbon Cutting & Roger W. Babson Statue Unveiling at Babson College

Babson Statue Unveiling

Under gray skies and occasional rain, Babson College celebrated the official opening of the Centennial Park on campus named in honor of outgoing President Kerry Murphy Healey on May 17, 2019. With the refurbished and updated 25 ton World Globe in the background, the College also unveiled a life size statue of Roger W. Babson […]