WESTFIELD HISTORY

Historical Museum

Edwin Smith Historical Museum

The Edwin Smith Historical Museum is a treasure trove of Westfield history dating back to Westfield 's colonial settlement in the 1600s. Opened in 1927 and named in honor of Edwin Smith, the co-founder of the H.B. Smith Company.

Some of the Westfield History Museum treasures include:

  • Original documents from General George Washington and John Hancock
  • The 1634 Pulpit Bible used by Reverend Edward Taylor, First Pastor of the Church of Westfield
  • Westfield maps
  • Historical toys
  • Portraits
  • Buggy whips made in Westfield

Hours: Wednesdays 4:00 pm-7:00 pm and Saturdays 12:00 pm-4:00 pm. or by appointment

Visit our Westfield History Digital Collection: EDWIN ONLINE

Closed on all library holidays. To schedule a tour of the Historical Museum, please call Kate Deviny at 413-562-0716.

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