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Summer Evening Stroll at Historic Deerfield | July 3

Jun 29 2022
Summer Evening Stroll Sunday, July 3, 5pm-7pm
Historic Deerfield
$10 per person
Tickets at:
Event Details :
Enjoy a special guided evening walking tour along Old Main Street that explores life in a small town during the American Revolution. Incorporating music and stories from [continue reading]

Clark Chapman Festival | Southampton | June 4

May 31 2022
Clark Chapman Festival Saturday, June 4, 1-5pm
Southampton Historical Society & Clark Chapman House, 234 College Highway, Southampton, MA
Free and open to the public
Event Details :
Come tour the Clark Chapman House to see all the new updates and displays. Enjoy music from Ravenwood and light refreshments [continue reading]

Back in business: Porter-Phelps-Huntington Museum in Hadley to reopen

May 19 2022
Back in business: Porter-Phelps-Huntington Museum in Hadley to reopen The museum opens again on June 1. “And when it does, museum officials say they’ll be offering new tours of the historic 18th-century house that will tell a more complete story of the people who lived and worked on the property, from Native Americans who predated [continue reading]

Styling: Historic Hair and Beauty Practices (in person and virtual) | April 29

Apr 26 2022
Styling: Historic Hair and Beauty Practices Friday, April 29, 9:30am-5:00pm
Hosted by  Historic Deerfield
In person and online:
Event Details :
A one-day in-person and virtual forum that explores the visual and material culture of hairdressing in the 18th – and 19th – [continue reading]

For Over 250 Years, Porter-Phelps-Huntington Museum Brings Culture & More to the Pioneer Valley

May 15 2013
Porter-Phelps-Huntington Museum Opens for 2013 Season The Porter-Phelps-Huntington Museum, an historic house museum dating to 1752 in Hadley, MA opens today (Wednesday, May 15) for its 64th season, and will continue their summer music engagement series, Wednesday Folk Traditions and A Perfect Spot of Tea this summer. Known as Forty Acres, the museum is an [continue reading]

Hadley Farm Museum

Nov 8 2008
Published by under Hadley, History, History Museums
missing imageEarly New England farm equipment in a restored 1782 barn: blacksmith tools, ox cart, stage coach, plows, early domestic appliances from the colonial period through the civil war.
208 Middle Street
Hadley, MA 01035
Phone: 413-586-1160
Open: May-October, Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday, 1-4 p.m.
Please confirm the hours by [continue reading]

History Museums

Nov 6 2008
Published by under History Museums
Historic museums provide insight into the Pioneer Valley’s past, from the colonial era through the industrial age. Some museums also provide support for genealogy research, offer living exhibits, or special events. Area museums cover the range from before the first European settlers and conflict with the French and Indians, to the spread of industrialism, use [continue reading]

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