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 6:00 pm, held in The Little Red School House on School St.

HISTORICAL COMMISSION BOARD: Seven Commissioners Appointed by Town Manager


Commissioners

Tom Behan, Chair                             2023
Bruce Moore, Vice Chair                   2024
Kenneth Hancock, Treasurer             2025
Andrea Hastings Driscoll, Secretary  2025
John Makara                                      2024
VACANT                                             2024
VACANT                                             2023
 
John Fitzpatrick, Associate                2023  apptd. by TM 
George Kingston, Associate              2023  apptd. by TM

Friends:
Sherry McKeon
Kathy Sheehan
Scott Moore
Peter Bradley
 

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 3:00 pm every 3rd Saturday from September to June, 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.