Resources

Local Museums

Research Tools

Research Tools

Further Reading

Further Reading

Education

Education

Local Museums

For adventurous explorers and those interested in visiting places around the Leverett Family Museum, we have compiled this list of local historic sites, museums, and historical societies. Enjoy! Museums Agawam Historical & Firehouse Museum is an old Fire Station converted into a museum. The Amherst Historical Society and Museum hosts tours and lunchtime lectures in … Continue reading Local Museums

Research Tools

The following is a list of resources, accompanied by links to where you can find them, for further historical research or simply for further exploration! Ancestry.com attempts to connect researchers to volunteers who can find needed information. The Digital Commonwealth is an online collection of documents from various Massachusetts collections. A digital library called Digital … Continue reading Research Tools

Further Reading

The following titles relate to the history of Leverett and its surrounding areas as well as farming, industry, and the Pioneer Valley and Western Massachusetts more broadly. There is also a plethora of writing to be found in the Family Museum itself, including journals, article clippings, interviews, and writings by the museum’s caretakers and volunteers. … Continue reading Further Reading

Education

As perpetual students of Leverett’s history, we value the dissemination of our knowledge and intellectual resources. We therefore encourage instructors to not only plan class visits to our museum but also to incorporate Leverett’s history into their curriculum. Individualized, hands-on projects can be constructed to focus on different areas of study. For example, our archives … Continue reading Education