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    Welcome

    The Belchertown Historical Association was founded during March 1903, “for the preservation and exhibition of articles of historic interest on account of age or association with the past history of the town.” The Stone House became the BHA’s showcase in 1922. We invite you to tour this website, and take a virtual tour as well, to learn about the great things we are doing. Revisit regularly for news updates and please join with us as we continue to pursue the Association’s original mission in collecting and preserving the history of Belchertown.

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    Welcome

    The Belchertown Historical Association was founded during March 1903, “for the preservation and exhibition of articles of historic interest on account of age or association with the past history of the town.” The Stone House became the BHA’s showcase in 1922. We invite you to tour this website, and take a virtual tour as well, to learn about the great things we are doing. Revisit regularly for news updates and please join with us as we continue to pursue the Association’s original mission in collecting and preserving the history of Belchertown.

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    Welcome

    The Belchertown Historical Association was founded during March 1903, “for the preservation and exhibition of articles of historic interest on account of age or association with the past history of the town.” The Stone House became the BHA’s showcase in 1922. We invite you to tour this website, and take a virtual tour as well, to learn about the great things we are doing. Revisit regularly for news updates and please join with us as we continue to pursue the Association’s original mission in collecting and preserving the history of Belchertown.

The museum is closed for the season but we are still very active.  Let us know if you want to get involved.

About the Belchertown Historial Association

The Belchertown Historical Association was founded during March, 1903, “for the preservation and exhibition of articles of historic interest on account of age or association with the past history of the town.”
The organization is managed by a Board of Trustees, elected each Spring at the Association's Annual meeting. The town of Belchertown has a long and rich history - a story worth learning about today and of preserving for generations to come.
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Upcoming Events

Apr
26
Sun
2:00 pm Annual Meeting of the Belchertow...
Annual Meeting of the Belchertow...
Apr 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
For Members only: Pot-Luck Dinner (bring a dish to share) followed by the annual BHA meeting. Please also stay for a special program following the annual meeting. 3:30—4:30 Special Program Peter Dearness — who worked at the Belchertown Sentinel for many years with its founder, Louis Blackmer— will talk about
3:30 pm Lecture Series: History of the ...
Lecture Series: History of the ...
Apr 26 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Peter Dearness — who worked at the Belchertown Sentinel for many years with its founder, Louis Blackmer— will talk about the history of the newspaper and its place in our town’s life. This is the centennial of the Sentinel and we are kicking off that celebration with Mr. Dearness’s public
May
9
Sat
9:00 am Crafts, Plants, and “Old Bags”
Crafts, Plants, and “Old Bags”
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
Plan to celebrate the Museum Opening with us—just in time for Mother’s Day! Pass the word to friends, family, and coworkers. All proceeds to benefit the Stone House Museum.   We also need your help! Plants—Sally Shattuck 323-4239 sallyshattuck@charter.net I have high hopes that the snow will be gone and the
11:00 am Stone House Museum is open – May...
Stone House Museum is open – May...
May 9 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Please join us for the Opening Day of the Stone House Museum!  Free and open to the public on May 9th from 11 am – 3 pm for mini tours. The Stone House Museum is where your history lives. Plan to celebrate the Museum Opening with us—just in time for

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The President’s Message

tomstocktonI haven’t seen a Robin yet, but what a busy and event-filled winter it has been! The Stone House is truly a busy place, filled with momentum and activity in all aspects of our mission and it is exciting to be part of such a vibrant organization! A lot has been happening with regards to the maintenance and preservation of our Museum, our finances, and of course, the social life of the Association, and we pause to look back on all the important work members of the Association have been doing during the long winter months and consider the current state of our Association.
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