"West Springfield Park and Recreation Department's mission is creating a better community in which to live and play through quality recreational environments, enriching opportunities, and empowering people."
(from left to right: Fiscal Assistant, Tim Kressler; Director, Victoria Connor; Recreation Supervisor, Sonia Manley; and Administrative Assistant, Casey Nicoll)
Town Museum Grand Opening
- Date: 12/14/2019 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
- Location: Town Museum
55 Altamont Ave.
West Springfield, Massachusetts 01089
The Town of West Springfield Historic Commission, with sponsorship from West Springfield Park and Recreation Department, is opening its town museum to the public on Saturday, December 14, from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM. Subsequently, the town museum will be open on the first Saturday of each month from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM or by appointment.
The museum is located at 55 Altamont Avenue in West Springfield. Its exhibits consist of local historic artifacts, models of 18th and 19th century town buildings and churches, historical toys, military artifacts from local Civil War soldiers, and artifacts from notable town locations, such as Mittineague Park and the early 1900s Bear Hole Resort. The 19th century horse-drawn carriage, used by West Springfield’s first Town Doctor, will also be on display.
Members from the Historical Commission will be present to answer questions and discuss town history.
For more information, please call West Springfield Park and Recreation Department at (413) 263-3284.