October 2018

Historic Sites and Personalities

The Northampton Area is rich in historical significance.  Explore our museums and historical sites to learn more about…

  • Historic Northampton, with its nationally recognized collection of 50,000 objects.

  • Jonathan Edwards, minister of the First Church of Christ who served as one of the leaders of  the Great Awakening.

  • Calvin Coolidge, president of the United States from 1923 to 1929 and Mayor of Northampton.

  • Sojourner Truth, who was born into slavery and later freed. She traveled the country as a speaker for abolition and women's suffrage.

Walk into our wonderful history…

Historic Sites

Photo Credit: Top - R. Allison Ryan
Bottom - Alfredo DiLascia



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