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  Andover

  Amos Blanchard House & Barn Museum

  97 Main Street

  Andover             MA            1810     

  Phone   978 475-2236

  Web Site  http://mysite.verizon.net/vze2t6hv/HomePageFrame1Museum.htm

  Description  house restored to 1820-1840 period, tools in barn, research center

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Collection N-Z  Tools

  Research /Reading  Library

  Era  1819

  Owner/Operator:  Andover Historical Society

  New or Updated:           11/13/2005


  Deerfield
 
Memorial Hall Museum
 
8 Memorial Street
 
Deerfield  MA  1342     
 
Phone  413 774-7476
 
Web Site  http://www.deerfield-ma.org/
 
Description  multiple collections including tavern signs and instruments in Deerfield                         Academy Building -- 19 rooms, 3 floors
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type  Schoolhouse
 
Collection A-F  Decorative Arts
 
Collection N-Z  Tools
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Era      1798
 
New or Updated:  09/02/2003

Massachusetts
Dover Center
Ben Sawin Museum
Centre & Dedham Street
Dover Center MA
Phone  508 785-0567
Web Site http://members.aol.com/rhvara8/sawinvisit.htm
Description local artifacts, books, photos, agricultural & industrial tools
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Collection N-Z Tools
Research/Reading Library
Owner/Operator:  Dover Historical Society

  Framingham
 
Old Academy Museum
 
Vernon & Grove
 
PO Box 2032
 
Framingham  MA  01703     
 
Phone  508 872-3780
 
Web Site  http://www.framinghamhistory.org/
 
Alt Web  http://www.framingham.com/history/hstsoc_2.htm
 
Description  located in former Academy
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type  Schoolhouse
 
Industry /Profession  Textiles
 
Collection N-Z  Tools
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Owner/Operator:  Framingham Historical Society
 
New or Updated:  09/30/2003

  Massachusetts
 
Hadley
 
Hadley Farm Museum
 
208 Middle Street
 
Hadley  MA  01035    
 
Phone  413 584-3120
 
Web Site  http://www.hadleyonline.com/farmmuseum/
 
Description  history with an agricultural slant in historic barn
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type  Farm
 
Industry /Profession  Farming
 
Collection G-M  Machinery
 
Collection N-Z  Tools
 
Era      1782
 
New or Updated:  10/16/2003

  Lowell
 
American Textile History Museum
 
491 Dutton Street
 
Lowell  MA  01854    
 
Phone  978 441-0400
 
Web Site  www.athm.org
 
Alt Web  http://www.athm.org/sites/boston/bostonftp/athm/home.html
 
Description  history of the textile industry
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Labor
 
Industry /Profession  Textiles
 
Collection A-F  Costume
 
Collection G-M  Machinery
 
Collection N-Z  Tools
 
New or Updated:  10/26/2003

  Massachusetts
 
Lowell
 
Lowell National Historical Park
 
67 Kirk Street
 
Lowell  MA  01852 
 
Phone  978 970-5000
 
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/lowe
 
E-mail  mailto:LOWE_Superintendent@nps.gov
 
Description  37 buildings of former mill center
 
Type of Resource  Historic District
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Building Type  Mill
 
Industry /Profession  Textiles
 
Collection G-M  Machinery
 
Collection N-Z  Tools
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Era      1824-1908
 
New or Updated:  11/17/2003

  Mattapoisett
 
Mattapoisett Museum and Carriage House
 
5 Church Street
 
Mattapoisett               MA                   02739    
 
Phone              508 758-2844
 
Web Site      http://www.mattapoisett.net/historicalsoc.htm
 
Description      local history in Christian Meeting House
 
Type of Resource       Museum
 
Primary Focus    Local History
 
Building Type    Church
 
Collection A-F      Furniture
 
Collection N-Z     Tools
 
Era      1820
 
New or Updated:                 11/24/2003

  Massachusetts
 
Newburyport
 
Custom House Maritime Museum
 
25 Water Street
 
Newburyport     MA   01950    
 
Phone   978 462-8681
 
Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://www.askasia.org/frclasrm/resorct/MC0224.htm
 
Description  shipbuilding and navigation tools, trade goods from the Orient, coast guard
                   
memorabilia in former Customs House
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Maritime
 
Building Type   Civic
 
Collection N-Z  Tools
 
Era  1835
 
New or Updated:   12/8/2003

  Sheffield
 
Sheffield Historical Society
 
159 - 161 Main St
 
PO Box 747
 
Sheffield   MA  01257    
 
Phone   413 229-2694
 
Web Site  http://www.sheffieldhistory.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:shs@sheffieldhistory.org
 
Description  7 building  campus  holds collections
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
Industry /Profession Textiles
 
Collection A-F Furniture
 
Collection N-Z  Tools
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:   1/11/2004

 

 

 

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