Hilltown Families


Centuries-old trash has become treasure at Historic Northampton, where the Digging Northampton’s History will uncover artifacts from 1700’s Northampton. Opportunities for learning about 18th century life, material culture, and archaeology abound!

Archaeology Days in Deerfield, part of Massachusetts Archaeology Month, will be held Saturday, October 19 in Old Deerfield Village. Families with children of all ages can learn about the role that archaeology has played in explorations of local history at this free event, which features special exhibits, tours, lectures, and hands-on activities…

Literacy Meets Archaeology in Amherst This Summer! Do your kids totally dig archaeology? Here’s your chance to tie their interest in dinosaurs, fossils and artifacts into reading this summer… The Jones Library in Amherst along with its branches will be collaborating with two local museums in a free family event, Dig It! A Festival of Art, Books, and Fossils.  Dig It! will be held at both the Beneski Museum of Natural History and… Read More

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