President of Hyde Park Historical Society

Michael King – President

Michael King was educated locally and was graduated from the University of Massachusetts in Boston after serving in the United States Navy aboard an ammunition ship during the Vietnam War. He has been a member of Hyde Park Historical Society for over 30 years. He is also a member of Weston Historical Society, the Boston Athenaeum, and the Disabled Veterans of America. He enjoys history, biography and nature. Michael wrote and produced the short film The Civil War Dead of Weston, to commemorate 300 years of the Town of Weston (1713 – 2013).

Officers of Hyde Park Historical Society

Tom Sullivan – Vice President







Mimi Turchinetz – Secretary







Barbara Wicker – Collection Curator







Joseph Harzbecker – Treasurer







Elisa Birdseye – Corresponding Secretary

Peter Brown – Online collection






The society curators:

Jean Antoine
Peter Brown
Trudy Creedon
Robert Hannan
Joe Harzbecker
Martin Keogh
Michael G. King
Claire Pauley
Mary Pitts
Rep. Angelo Scaccia
Darlene Smith
Robert Smith
Anthony Solomine
Tom Sullivan
John P. Thomson (author  The Rise and Fall of Hyde Park – as an incorporated Massachusetts town (PDF))
Mimi Turchinetz
Benny White (co-founder of The Massachusetts 54th Regiment Company A)
Barbara Wicker