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Designing to Get an Apprentice Boy by Elizabeth Hoff, Board member, December 2, 2021
Thanksgiving Proclamation
by Betsy McKee, Board member, November 25, 2021 
A Letter from Mary Lyon... by Melissa Cybulski, Board member, November 18, 2021
John Ackley and Sarah Forbus by Elizabeth Hoff, Board member, November 11, 2021
Mourning Adolphus
by Melissa Cybulski, Board member, October 28, 2021
Play Ball!
by Melissa Cybulski, Board member, October 21, 2021
What's That in the Sky?
by Betsy McKee, Board member, October 14, 2021
Longmeadow's First Stone Carver
by Al McKee, Board member, October 7, 2021
Tales from the Cemetery
by Betsy McKee, Board member, September 30, 2021
Granny Note- 'The Pistol'
by Betsy McKee, Board member, September 23, 2021
Treasured Textiles by Betsy McKee, Board member, September 16, 2021
Caring for Longmeadow's Poor by Elizabeth Hoff, Board member, September 9, 2021
Silver and Gold Spectacles and Thimbles by Elizabeth Hoff, Board member, August 12, 2021
Peter Pease- "if he should be living" by Elizabeth Hoff, Board member, August 5, 2021
Searching for Susan Freedom by Melissa Cybulski, Board member, July 1, 2021
Miss Storrs, Prof. Storrs and the ASD
by Melissa Cybulski, Board member, June 24, 2021
Granny Tales- Part II by Betsy McKee, Board member, June 17, 2021
Student Copy Books: The Good Old (Math) Days by Melissa Cybulski, Board member, May 20, 2021
Is There a Doctor in the House? by Al & Betsy McKee, Board members, June 3, 2021
Granny Notes and Bough Pots by Betsy McKee, Board member, May 27, 2021
WWII Air Raid Wardens in Longmeadow by Melissa Cybulski, Board member, May 20, 2021
The Elusive Johnny Appleseed... of Longmeadow- II by Melissa Cybulski, Board member, May 13, 2021
The Elusive Johnny Appleseed... of Longmeadow by Melissa Cybulski, Board member, May 6, 2021
Stockbridge Indians and Rev. Stephen Williams by Elizabeth Hoff, Board member, April 29, 2021
Epidemics of 100 years Ago by Betsy McKee, Board member, April 22, 2021
Buzz Buzz Buzz by Elizabeth Hoff, Board member, April 15, 2021
The Whispering Stick by Betsy McKee, Board member, April 8, 2021
Defective, Dependent and Delinquent Classes by Melissa Cybulski, Board member, April 1, 2021
Westward Bound by Elizabeth Hoff, Board member, March 25, 2021
Solomon Burt and the Explosion at the Powder Mill by Betsy McKee, Board member, March 18, 2021
To Encourage Music by Betsy McKee, Board member, March 11, 2021
Working on the Railroad by Betsy McKee, Board member, March 4, 2021
The 1831 Map of Longmeadow by Elizabeth Hoff, Board member, February 18, 2021
Cats of Longmeadow by Melissa Cybulski, Board member, February 11, 2021
The Lives and Legacies of the William Goldthwaits by Elizabeth Hoff, Board member, February 4, 2021
Counterfeiters and Loyalist: The Colton Family Register by Betsy McKee, Board member, January 28, 2021
Dogs of Longmeadow by Melissa Cybulski, Board member, January 21, 2021
The Truth is in the Teeth by Elizabeth Hoff, Board member, January 14, 2021
Drs. Lester Noble and Nathan Cooley Keep by Elizabeth Hoff, Board member, January 7, 2021
When the Clock Strikes Midnight by Melissa Cybulski, Board member, December 31, 2020
Early Center School Kindergarten by Melissa Cybulski, Board member, December 24, 2020
Early Music in Longmeadow's First Church by Melissa Cybulski, Board member, December 17, 2020
Holdup at Sharkey's!
by Elizabeth Hoff, Board Member, December 10, 2020
"Instantly Killed by a Bull"
by Betsy McKee, Board member, December 3, 2020
Emeline Colton's Friendship Journal by Melissa Cybulski, Board member, November 26, 2020
Gottlieb Baer of Longmeadow by Elizabeth Hoff, Board Member, November 19, 2020
Jerusha Mather Williams Colton by Betsy McKee, Board member, November 12, 2020
Joseph A. Hekking "View of the Connecticut River..."  by Betsy McKee, Board member, November 5, 2020

The "Agawam" by Elizabeth Hoff, Board Member, October 29, 2020
Red Sandstone in Longmeadow
by Betsy McKee, Board member, October 22, 2020
Grace Trowbridge Smith's Scrapbook
by Melissa Cybulski, Board member, October 15, 2020
William Sheldon (1788 - 1871) by Betsy McKee, Board member, October 8, 2020
Shaker Road by Elizabeth Hoff, Board member, October 1, 2020
Longmeadow During the 1918 Pandemic by Melissa Cybulski, Board member, September 24, 2020
The Hurricane of '38 by Betsy McKee, Board member, September 17, 2020
South Park Estates by Andrea Taupier, Board member, September 10, 2020
Black Lives in Early Longmeadow by Elizabeth Hoff, Board Member
Dunn Field by Elizabeth Hoff, Board Member, September 3, 2020
Rachel Lawton- Suffragist by Melissa Cybulski, Board member, August 27, 2020
Alice F. Willard (1866-1946) by Betsy McKee, Board member, August 20, 2020
Sarah Storrs (1831-1907) by Melissa Cybulski, Board member, August 13, 2020
State Line House
by Elizabeth Hoff, Board Member, August 6, 2020
Colonial Bathing Options by Melissa Cybulski, Board member, July 30, 2020
Irinda Colton (1803-1870) by Betsy McKee, Board member, July 23, 2020
Mill Road by Elizabeth Hoff, Board Member, July 16, 2020
Thomas Francis Cordis, 1843-1915 by Betsy McKee, Board member, July 9, 2020
Boarding House for Newell Button Factory Employees by Elizabeth Hoff, Board member, July 2, 2020
1918-1919 Influenza Pandemic by Jim Moran, Board Member, June 18, 2020
The Ford Drug Company by Judy Moran, Genealogist, Longmeadow Historical Society, June 11, 2020
Longmeadow Family and Day School for Girls by Elizabeth Hoff, Board member, June 4, 2020
Braided Straw Hats by Dennis Picard, Local Historian, May 28, 2020
The Longmeadow Country Day School for Younger Boys by Elizabeth Hoff, Board member, May 21, 2020
One More "Face" of 734 Longmeadow Street by Jim Moran, Board member, May 14, 2020
The Many Faces of 734 Longmeadow Street by Jim Moran, Board member, May 7, 2020
Matthew's Swamp by Elizabeth Hoff, Board member, April 30, 2020
Georgiana Bliss McQueen by Elizabeth Hoff, Board member, February 27, 2020
Charcoal Iron by Dennis Picard, Local Historian, March 5, 2020
Mary Colton Alias Mary Drake by Betsy McKee, Board member, March 12, 2020
Longmeadow's Littliest Landmarks by Bob Lezinski, contributor, 2003
Charles Birnie- Horse Breeder by Elizabeth Hoff, Board member, March 26, 2020
Stanley Steamer Locomobile by Elizabeth Hoff, Board member, April 2, 2020
Alonzo Converse- Longmeadow's Last Riverboat Pilot by Linda Abrams, Curator-Emeritus, October 2007

 

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