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Upcoming Fall Events to Stay Engaged

For many, the social isolation of the COVID-19 Stay-at-Home order has been the most challenging aspect of their lives for the past six months.  This public health crisis is causing many seniors to be out of public spaces for months. …

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Belle Skinner Journal Wednesday, September 21, 1887

LXXXI Wednesday, Sept. 21. We took a carriage and guide this morning and started out to see Prague.  On our way to the Jewish quarters we passed a very old church, the clock of which resembled in one respect the…

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View Of Wistariahurst, A Three Story Victorian Mansion, Yellow With White Trim And Slate Roof, As Seen From The Corner Of Beech And Cabot St In Holyoke

A Letter from the Director

To Our Community: This past week people around the world paid collective witness to brutality and violence rooted deep in the racism and oppression of our country’s past. It is a week when I believe many fellow historians are, like…

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Notice from the Director

Dear Wistariahurst Community, Along with so many of our peers in this community and across the globe, Wistariahurst is taking our role as a heavily trafficked public site seriously and closely monitoring the situation. Despite having been in our off-season,…

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The Seal Of Massachusetts Surrounded By The Words

Massachusetts Preservation Projects Fund Information Session

On February 4, 2020 Paul Holtz of the Massachusetts Historical Commission presented an in-depth workshop on how to utilize the Commonwealth's Preservation Projects Funding. Thanks to Holyoke Media, the workshop was recorded and is now available to those who were…

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