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Meet the Caretaker: An Interactive Living History Tour! | Cummington | August 31

Aug 26 2019
Meet the Caretaker: An Interactive Living History Tour! Saturday, August 31, Tours at 11:00am and 1:00pm
William Cullen Bryant Homestead, 207 Bryant Road, Cummington, MA
Register for your tour here:  http://www.thetrustees.org/things-to-do/pioneer-valley/event-47542.html
“It’s 1867 – you and other servants of Mr. Bryant’s and his guests have arrived one day early to [continue reading]

Sylvester Graham Olympics | Northampton | August 24

Aug 21 2019
Sylvester Graham Olympics Saturday, August 24, 10:00-11:30am
Historic Northampton, 46 Bridge St, Northampton, MA
Cost: Kids are free, $5 per adult or $10 per family
Facebook event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/488748015287192/
“Embrace your inner Graham-ite – compete in a Graham cracker toss, build a Graham cracker tower, and challenge your [continue reading]

Native Voices: Recovering American Histories | Deerfield | January 27, February 24, March 24

Jan 12 2019
Native Voices: Recovering American Histories Hosted by Historic Deerfield
Held at Garonzik Auditorium, Deerfield Academy, 7 Boyden Lane, Deerfield, MA
Sundays, January 27, February 24, and March 24, 2:00-3:00pm
Event details and registration can be found here .
Facebook event info:  https://www.facebook.com/events/2009479659351731/
“This [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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