Links to Related Sites
This section has links to related Internet sites. Sites are included that have some historic or regional connection with Ashfield. Please let us know if you know of any sites that would be appropriate to include. some of these links may be duplicates of each other. if find any that don't work please email the site manager.
Regional attractions, information
of Ashfield. Information on town officers and services.
County Chamber of Commerce. County maps, detailed profiles of 26 towns,
attractions, accommodations, dining, and recreation.
Falls Trolley Museum. The Shelburne Falls Trolley museum houses a
restored trolley that once ran from Shelburne Falls to Conway from 1896
to 1926. Typical of rural trolleys of the time, it played an important
role of connecting between main rail lines and smaller communities. Gradually,
the automobile and paved roads ended the era of the trolley.
- Historic Northampton. Information about history and historic sites in Northampton.
Falls. Attractions, events, recreation, and commerce in Shelburne
Falls and Buckland. Has information about the Glacial Potholes, Bridge
of Flowers, Buckland Historical Society, Shelburne Falls Historical Society,
and Wilder Homestead.
Deerfield. Information about Historic Deerfield, a cluster of 18th
and 19th century houses that have been restored to depict their past.
Hall Museum. Museum in Historic Old Deerfield.
Trail. Maps, attractions, hiking, and services near the Mohawk Trail,
an ancient footpath that once connected between the Connecticut River
and the Hudson River.
Other historical societies
- Buckland Historical Society: 32 Upper Street, Buckland, MA 01338; Phone: 413-625-6619 or 413-625-9763.
- Colrain Historical Society: Main Street, Colrain, MA 01340; Phone: 413-624-3710.
- Shelburne Falls Historical Society: Arms Academy building, corner Maple & Church Streets, Shelburne Falls, MA 01370; Phone: 413-625-2026 or 413-625-6807.
If you have a link to a Historical society for your community and you would like it added here then please email it to the Web Site Manager (see Contacts page) and we will review it for addition to this page.
Lyon and Sanderson Academy. From Mount Holyoke Collections Online,
this 1887 work by Mrs. Sarah D. (Locke) Stow contains a biography of Mary
Lyon. It tells of her connections with Ashfield and Sanderson Academy.
Mary Lyon's great grandfather was Chileab Smith, one of the founders of
Huntstown, which later was renamed Ashfield.
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Revised: 27 August, 2013