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Sharing William Apess’ incredible story

Posted by on Jul 2, 2021 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Drew Lopenzina will be at Greenfield Historical Society on July 13, at 7 p.m. to give a talk, “William Apess: Reclaiming a Native Son,” that will offer more information about this remarkable Native life. His introduction to William Apess, from his My Turn in the Greenfield Recorder of May 28, 2021 is here

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Peter Miller, local historian Passes

Posted by on Jan 6, 2021 in Local events | 0 comments

Peter S. Miller, a Greenfield historian known for his collection of local memorabilia and his encyclopedic knowledge of the city’s past, and former Historical Society of Greenfield president died Sunday. He was 82. – See the full article from the Recorder His work (with Tim Blagg) collecting information of cemetery records and other aspects of Greenfield can be searched...

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Death in 1918

Posted by on May 25, 2020 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

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Silent Presence: The French in New England

Posted by on Sep 13, 2019 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Talk was about the history and experiences of the French families that settled in Eastern Canada and New England, from the time of early settlers in the 1600s to modern day.  By  Jeanne Douiilard Here are books to read and music to hear: ReferencesYou can also check her blog.

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Signs of the times (@Gf Sav Bank)

Posted by on Feb 20, 2019 in Uncategorized |

Signs of the (old) Times, in the Recorder, Jan 24, 2019 Signs of the (old) times Pop-up exhibit at bank to display memorabilia from Greenfield’s past By RICHIE DAVIS Staff Writer Don’t let those signs at Greenfield Savings Bank throw you. All of those references to Threadwell Tools, the Victoria Theater and Toil e t i n e a r e n’t meant to disorient anyone, but rather to inspire you look deeper into Greenfield’s history. The occasion is the 100th anniversary of the Franklin County Chamber of...

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