Historical Commission

Overview


The East Longmeadow Historical Commission is a seven member board that works to preserve, promote and develop the town’s historical assets for present and future use. The commission oversees the operations of the Historical Museum House and the Library’s History Room.

Mission Statement:


The purpose of the Historical Commission is to acquire, organize, preserve and maintain material assets of interest that pertain to the history of East Longmeadow, to make these assets accessible to the public and promote historical awareness within the community.

To research, record and recommend places of historical value and interest; advise and assist on historical preservation issues; and seek to change or create legislation to better protect our historical resources.

Meetings


2nd Monday from September to June at 7:00 pm, held in The Little Red School House on School St.

HISTORICAL COMMISSION BOARD: Seven Commissioners Appointed by Town Manager


Commissioners
Associate Members
Peter Burns, Vice Chairman Joyce Kent
Ralph Cooley Laura Peavey
Nancy J. Heath
John H. Makara
Sherry McKeon
Bruce E. Moore
Kathleen Sheehan  

Historical Museum House


Location


87 Maple Street, East Longmeadow, MA 01028

Contact


(413) 525-3425 (leave message only)

Open for Tours


1:00 pm to 3:30 pm every 3rd Saturday, weather permitting, or by appointment.

Historical Museum House Page

Local History Room


A gift from Mr. & Mrs. S. Prestley Blake

Location


East Longmeadow Public Library - 2nd floor

Hours


Every second Wednesday of each month from 1:00pm to 2:00pm &
Every fourth Monday of each month from 6:00pm to 7:00pm
To schedule a different time to visit the Local History Room, please call:
Bruce Moore 413-525-3072 to make an appointment.