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Of Sewers and Shad and the Future of the Connecticut River with Andrew Fisk | Online | October 15

Oct 13 2020
Of Sewers and Shad and the Future of the Connecticut River with Andrew Fisk Thursday, October 15, 6:30-8:00pm
Online Event
Register at wistariahurst.org/events
Event details: 
Join us for a live, virtual program focusing on the Connecticut River! This lecture has been produced as part of [continue reading]

Windsor Historical Commission Harvest Celebration | Windsor | October 4

Oct 1 2020
Windsor Historical Commission Harvest Celebration Sunday, October 4, 11am-1pm
Windsor Historical Museum Rt 9, Windsor, MA 01270 (near the town hall and church)
Event details :
Music by Trio Candela starting at 11am thanks to the Windsor Cultural Council New series of Collectible Windsor History Postcards (a gift with every [continue reading]

Historic Deerfield reopens September 4&5

Sep 3 2020
Historic Deerfield reopens to the public this weekend with a members event on Friday and general admission starting on Saturday. Check out their website to learn more: https://www.historic-deerfield.org [continue reading]

Victorian Fashion: Getting Dressed in the Gilded Age | West Springfield | January 24

Jan 22 2020
Victorian Fashion: Getting Dressed in the Gilded Age Friday, January 24, 7-9pm
Storrowton Village Museum, 1305 Memorial Avenue, West Springfield, MA
Tickets are $8.00 Advance / $10 Event
Call Jackie Sullivan at 413-205-5051 for more information
Facebook event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/549682689217968/
“Storrowton’s annual First Person Presentation event will [continue reading]

Making Books on Main Street: A History of Books in Northampton | January 11

Jan 6 2020
Making Books on Main Street: A History of Books in Northampton Saturday, January 11, 7:00-8:30pm
33 Hawley Street, Northampton, MA
Admission: $5 Historic Northampton members and donors | $10 all others
Seating: First come, first served
Facebook event details: https://www.facebook.com/events/835190166938479/
Historic Northampton trustee Barbara B. Blumenthal will [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]

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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