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Historic Places - Massachusetts  Hadley - Weston

 
  Historic Places  AK-AL, AR-AZ, CA to LosA, CA Mar-Yer, CO-CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI-IA, ID-IL, IL, IN, IN-KS, KY, LA, MA, MA2MD, ME, MI, MN-MTNC-NE, NJ-NY, OH, OK-OR, PA, PA2, RI-SD, TN, TX-UT, VA, VA2VT-WV, WY-ZZ  

  

 

  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

  Ipswich

  Appleton Farms

  219 County Road

  Ipswich  MA   01938    

  Phone  978 356-5728

  Web Site http://www.thetrustees.org/pages/249_appleton_farms.cfm

  Description  continuously operating farm since 1638, trails, community-supported

                    agriculture, tours

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Agricultural

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Reserve

  Industry /Profession Farming

  Era  1638

  New or Updated:  4/6/2007

  MA
 
Lancaster
 
Fifth Meeting House
 
725 Main Street, Town Green
 
PO Box 66
 
Lancaster  MA  01523    
 
Phone  978 365-2427
 
Web Site  http://www.firstchurchlancaster.org/
 
Description  still functioning  parish dates to 1653, church to 1816, parsonage to 1785
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Religion
 
Building Type  Church
 
Era      1816
 
New or Updated:  11/04/2003

Massachusetts
Leverett
Leverett Historical Society
N Leverett Road
Leverett MA  01054
Phone  413 548-9082
Web Site
Description 
general local history in old schoolhouse
Type of Resource  Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Schoolhouse
Era  1820

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  MA

  Lexington

  Buckman Tavern

  1 Bedford Street

  PO Box 514

  Lexington  MA   02173    

  Phone   781 862-1703

  Web Site  http://www.lexingtonhistory.org/buckman_2002.html

  E-mail  mailto:info@lexingtonhistory.org

  Description  gathering spot for local militia before the British arrived in Lexington

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type  Tavern

  Era   Revolutionary War

  Owner/Operator:  Lexington Historical Society

  New or Updated:  4/13/2006

Munroe Tavern
1332 Massachusetts Ave
mail: PO Box 514 Lexington 02173
Lexington MA  02420
Phone  781 674-9238
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource 
Historic Place
Primary Focus  Local History
Building Type  Tavern
Era  1695

 

  MA
 
Lowell
 
Market Mills Assoc
 
246 Market Street
 
Lowell  MA  01852  
  Phone  978 970-5000
 
Web Site  http://web.ci.lowell.ma.us/historicpark.shtml
 
Description  home of the Lowell NHP visitor center
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Visitor Center
 
New or Updated:  11/17/2003

  MA
 
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

  MA
 
Orleans
 
French Cable Station Museum in Orleans
 
41 South Orleans Rd
 
Orleans  MA  02653    
 
Phone  508 240-1735
 
Web Site  http://www.atlantic-cable.com/Article/FrenchCableStation/
 
Description  story of trans-Atlantic cable communications in building constructed for the        purpose
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Industry /Profession  Telecommunications
 
Era      1891
 
New or Updated:  09/30/2003
 

  MA

  Quincy

  Adams National Historic Site

  1250 Hancock Street

  MAIL 135 Adams St

  Quincy  MA  02169    

  Phone  617 770-1175

  Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/adam/

  Description  3 family homes, church and visitor center, 5 generations, 2 presidents

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  President

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Industry /Profession Politics

  Era  18th-19th

  New or Updated:  5/2/2006
 

  MA

  Reading

  Parker Tavern

  103 Washington Street

  Reading MA   01867     

  Phone  781 944-2857

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.privatepropertiesrealty.com/community.htm

  Description  tavern in saltbox style building, used for Scotch Highlander prisoners in

                     Revolution, local history

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus Local History

  Building Type Tavern

  Era 1694

  Owner/Operator:  Reading Antiquarian Society

  New or Updated:   5/11/2006

  MA
 
Rowley
 
Rowley Historical Society
 
233 Main Street
 
Rowley  MA  01969     
 
Phone  978 948-7483
 
Web Site  BROKEN http://www.tiac.net/users/mcmahon/
 
Alt Web  http://www.rowley-ma.com/History.html?q=072145420
 
Description  local historical society in 1677 house and 1830 shoe shop
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type  Commercial
 
Era      1677
 
New or Updated:  10/16/2003

  MA
 
Springfield
 
Dr Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden
 
Quadrangle
 
202 State Street
 
Springfield  MA  01103    
 
Phone   413 263-6800
 
Web Site  http://www.catinthehat.org/
 
Toll Free  800 625-7738
 
Alt Web  http://www.springfieldfun.com/attractions.htm
 
Description  outdoor bronze sculptures of famous author and his characters on museum                     campus, including 14 foot high Horton the elephant
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Building Type   Memorial
 
Collection N-Z  Sculpture
 
New or Updated:    2/10/2004

  MA

  Stow

  Stow West 1825 School Museum

  Harvard Road

  Stow  MA   01775     

  Phone  978 897-7417

  Web Site http://stowma.virtualtownhall.net/pages/StowMA_BComm/StowMA_Histo

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  Alt Web http://www.bostoncentral.com/activities/activities/p412.php

  Description  restored one room school on original site in 2 acre park

  Type of Resource Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type Schoolhouse

  Era  1825

  New or Updated:  6/26/2006

  MA
 
Sudbury
 
Longfellow's Wayside Inn
  
Wayside Inn Road
 
Sudbury  MA  01776    
 
Phone   508 443-1776
 
Web Site  http://www.wayside.org/
 
Alt Web  http://dlstewart.com/longfellow/WaysideInn.htm
 
Description  site made famous by Longfellow's poems is still an operating inn today
  Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Merchant
 
Building Type   Hotel/Inn
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
New or Updated:    1/16/2004

Massachusetts
Weston
Golden Ball Tavern Museum
662 Boston Post Road
Weston MA 02193
Phone 718 894-1751
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource Historic Place

 
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