Hilltown Families


Remarkable Women of the Pioneer Valley A Pioneer Valley History Network Resource Most Western MA kids probably know that Theodore Seuss Geisel is from Springfield and that Norman Rockwell lived in Stockbridge.  But do they know about Catherine Howard Mary Dole?  Probably not.  The Pioneer Valley History Network has established “Remarkable Women of the Pioneer Valley,” a website that offers biographical information on local important women.  This page is a great resource… Read More

Lives of the Valley: Meet Fannie Clary and Jessie Tarbox Beals Did you know that the Pioneer Valley was the home and inspiration for America’s first female photo-journalist?  Come to Williamsburg and find out more! To celebrate American Archives Month and kick off a year-long program celebrating biography and the stories of people here in the Pioneer Valley, the Meekins Library and the Williamsburg Historical Society present Fannie Clary and Jessie Tarbox… Read More

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