HISTORY

NORTHFIELD — Hanging on the lobby walls in Northfield Town Hall, a cast stone plaque tells the story of a Northfield native’s heroic exploits...

WHATELY — A painted theater backdrop that once graced Whately Town Hall stage will soon be ready for its second act.Painted in 1938 by Robert Naves...

DEERFIELD — A century provides much time to accrue records and documents that chronicle an organization’s story. Eaglebrook School, which will...

WHATELY — Voters at the 1891 Annual Town Meeting authorized the town’s Selectboard to spend up to $275 for a fire-proof safe.Fast forward 128 years...

AMHERST — Back in 2002, Gill Police Officer Christopher Redmond was on patrol when he saw two men scrambling up a steep embankment carrying heavy...

SUNDERLAND — The Swampfield Historical Society archives are abundant with photographs of Sunderland residents and their families posing near or in...

GREENFIELD — The year was 1907, and after “another long evening of oratory,” taxpayers agreed to establish a public library after “forces (that...

OLD DEERFIELD – Historic Deerfield Inc. this week purchased the property at 43 Old Main St. as part of its mission to preserve and protect the...

WHATELY — A ribbon-cutting and open house on Sunday will christen the old Town Hall, which will serve as the home for a Whately Historical Society...

Replica of Civil War statue being made

9/24/18

DEERFIELD – Reinforcements are on the way for the Civil War soldier statue that once stood guard on the Old Deerfield Common.The sandstone statue...

GREENFIELD – Darwin Hine says his parents named him after famed naturalist Charles Darwin because he “looked like a little monkey” when he was born...

NORTHAMPTON — At the Smith College Special Collections, a new trove of letters, photos, film reels and other materials donated by Jane Fonda...

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