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Shot heard ’round the world? Russell teen’s cannonball discovery raises questions about hilltown site

Apr 30 2021
Shot heard ’round the world? Russell teen’s cannonball discovery raises questions about hilltown site “Eighteen-year-old Zackary Cernak stumbled — literally stubbed his toe — on a mystery wedged under a rock on a hillside overlooking the Westfield River valley.
A senior about to graduate from Westfield Technical Academy, Cernak was working on his network [continue reading]

Connecticut River Valley Flood of 1936 | Online | April 27

Apr 26 2021
Connecticut River Valley Flood of 1936 Tuesday, April 27, 7pm
Hosted by Historic Northampton
Free and open to the public
Online: historicnorthampton.org
Event details :
In his forthcoming book, Connecticut River Valley Flood of 1936, author Josh Shanley recounts [continue reading]

Rediscovering Northampton: A Natural History Q & A Free-for-All | Online | April 22

Apr 20 2021
Rediscovering Northampton: A Natural History Q & A Free-for-All Thursday, April 22, 7pm
Hosted by  Historic Northampton
Online:  historicnorthampton.org
Free and open to the public, register to attend
Event Details :
Ever wonder why the Mineral Hills are called the Mineral Hills? Or, [continue reading]

Agriculture, Art, Tourism and the Natural History Northampton’s “Meadows” | Online | April 7

Apr 5 2021
Agriculture, Art, Tourism and the Natural History Northampton’s “Meadows” Wednesday, April 7, 7pm
Hosted by Historic Northampton
Free and Online:  historicnorthampton.org
Event Details :
Northampton’s extensive and fertile floodplain along the Connecticut River has been continuously farmed and managed for thousands of years-first [continue reading]

On the 30th Anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act

Mar 30 2021
Published by under Events, History, Nonprofit
On the 30th Anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act Thursday, April 1, 7-8pm
Hosted by  Smith College
Online via Facebook Live
Event Details :
Judy Heumann and Tom Hehir—leaders in the movement for disability rights—will offer a Presidential Colloquium “On the 30th Anniversary of the Americans [continue reading]

The River and the Machine: A Biocultural History of Holyoke | Online | February 11

Feb 8 2021
The River and the Machine: A Biocultural History of Holyoke with Kurt Heidinger Thursday, February 11, 6:30pm
Hosted by Wistariahurst Museum
Preregister here: wistariahurst.org/events
Event Details :
Holyoke is one of the world’s most interesting cities because it did not appear through the [continue reading]

Winter Evening Entertainment: History of Chocolate in Early New England | Online | January 6, 20, February 3

Jan 4 2021
Winter Evening Entertainment: History of Chocolate in Early New England Wednesday, January 6, 20, February 3, 6:30-7:30pm
Hosted by  Historic Deerfield
Tickets : free to members, $10 one session, $25 for all 3 sessions
Facebook event details :
There’s nothing better than chocolate – especially [continue reading]

Hidden Walls, Hidden Mills: Presented by Pleun Bouricius | Online | December 17

Dec 15 2020
Hidden Walls, Hidden Mills: Presented by Pleun Bouricius Thursday, December 17, 6:30pm
Hosted by  Wistariahurst Museum
This program is free and open to all. Advance registration is required. Please visit the following link to register:
https://wistariahurst.org/…/hidden-walls-hidden-mills…/
Event Details : Get ready for a history [continue reading]

River Stories: How colonist John Pynchon acquired Deerfield and environs

Dec 7 2020
Published by under History, Local News Feeds
River Stories: How colonist John Pynchon acquired Deerfield and environs “The last installment of the Nolumbeka Project’s series, “River Stories 2020: Recovering Indigenous Voices in the Connecticut River Valley,” on Nov. 29, focused on the suspicious transactions that allowed Massachusetts to incorporate the land stretching from present-day Deerfield to Leverett, Sunderland and Montague.” Read the [continue reading]

Indigenous Voices in the Berkshires: A Wampanoag Perspective 400 Years After the Mayflower | Online | October 25

Oct 23 2020
Published by under Events, History, Nonprofit

Online Event: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87584070668 Deborah Spears Moorehead, Wampanoag Descendant of Massasoit, Author /Artist /Singer/Songwriter / Traditional Culture Bearer will speak on:Massasoit and Colonization & Reciprocity and Earth Justice. Author of Finding Balance The Genealogy of Massasoit’s People and the Oral and Written History of the Seaconke Pokanoket Wampanoag. Annawon Weeden, Mashpee [continue reading]

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