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Spring Terrace Lecture

Posted on Oct 20, 2023 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

This is a follow on to post A whole story about Spring Terrace

Travis Drury gave a detailed talk about his personal local history project about the development of Spring Terrace – a small street on the far east side Greenfield, MA – just between Crescent and High St – directly of Orchard and around from George.

He has published a book available here and, for the talk created a summary and a detailed research guides for how he found so much information.   Also available are over 500 newspaper articles and map we will be making available.

The guide and summary can be found here: /about-spring-terrace

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Special openings on Sat Oct 14

Posted on Sep 20, 2023 in Local events | 0 comments

So the Weekend of Oct 13-15 is doubly special:

The society is open Sat from 9:30-3pm


The weekend is Greenfield Vintage days so the society will be open Sat 14, 11-3


And Sat is also the PV Historical Society’s History Trail ‘Following the Trolley trail ‘so that is Sat 9:30-12 noon

(When you Click read more there are links for details)

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Painting a Legacy: now online

Posted on Jul 20, 2023 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Christine Pifer-Foote from the California State Railroad Museum in Sacramento, who spoke on June 15th about “Painting a Legacy: the Search for Anna Judah”, has am online presentation at the Railroad Museum web site: as an Abode presentation.
It includes many details about Anna Pierce Judah as well as many related photos of Greenfield.
The full video will be available as soon as it is processed and posted.

More about the project at: California Railroad Museum

The Greenfield Recorder has written about the talk in the issue of Aug 12, 2023 on page C1

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Ice Cream Social on Sat Jun 22 (2023)

Posted on Jul 20, 2023 in Local events | 0 comments

July 22 from noon to 3 pm, picture yourself at the annual Historical Society of Greenfield Ice Cream Social! Have a scoop of ice cream and chat under a tent on the lawn at 43 Church Street.

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Crazy Judah on TV

Posted on Jun 14, 2023 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Historical Society of Greenfield and Greenfield Community Television teamed up to produce a radio play from the 1950’s about an important historical figures that just so happens to have ties to Greenfield, MA!

Theodore and Anna Judah were key figures in finding funding and, more importantly, surveying the route for the Transcontinental Railroad across America and through the Rocky Mountains.

Originally produced by Dupont’s Cavalcade of America and written by Arthur Arent, Crazy Judah premiered in 1950. The Historical Society took the original script and decided to turn it into a teleplay. To learn more about the actual histories of the Judah’s, visit the Historical Society of Greenfield at 43 Church St, Greenfield, MA 01376.

On Youtube

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