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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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Belle Skinner Journal Sunday, August 28, 1887

XLIV Sunday, Aug. 28   Our first day in London.  This morning we went to the Foundling Hospital Church and were immensely interested in every thing.  The Foundlings were seated on either side of the organ, the girls on one…

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Belle Skinner Journal Friday, August 26, 1887

XLIV Friday, Aug. 26 This morning we started on a long, long drive.  We went first to Warwick Castle, and as the family was not at home, we were allowed to go see some parts of the buildings.  We were…

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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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