Hilltown Families


The far-reaching impact of the Civil War meant that families lived very challenging lives, whether or not they were fighting on the front lines. On Thursday, May 20, Storrowton Village in West Springfield, MA, will offer families a unique experiential educational program into this period with an interactive tour, “Storrowton and the Civil War.” By visiting Storrowton Village for this special event, students will be provided with information essential to understanding the Civil War (and war in general) as a major event, the effects of which are incredibly far-reaching.

Maple Harvest Day Returns to Storrowton Village Storrowton Village Museum will present its sixth annual Maple Harvest Day, Sunday, March 13th from 11am-3pm on the grounds of Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield, MA. (FREE) The history and lore of maple sugaring, a practice in Massachusetts since before the Pilgrims arrived, will be showcased through ongoing sap gathering and boiling demonstrations in the Gilbert Farmstead’s front yard with Dennis Picard, director of… Read More

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