Resources for Researching Longmeadow's Homes
This section of our website provides you with information about the homes of Longmeadow. Whether you are looking to learn more about your home's past, research what historical by-laws might apply to a house you are looking to purchase or restore a house you just bought, this section will hopefully provide you with the information you need!
In this folder, you will find historic maps from 1794, 1831, 1870, 1894, 1912, 1920, 1939, and 1944.
In addition to these historic maps, there are two interactive maps created using MapsAlive. The first, created by former board member Jim Moran, allows you to visit Longmeadow as it was being developed into a suburb of Springfield in the early 20th century. Using the large number of photos taken by Paesiello Emerson from 1900 - 1920 and additional photos that are in our collection and the 1920 map of our town.
The second was created by Julianne Kapner, a 2015 Longmeadow High School graduate and 2014/2015 summer intern for the Longmeadow Historical Society. She created an interactive map of Longmeadow in 1870. Ms. Kapner researched the information using the 1870 United States Census, Longmeadow Town Assessor’s records, and other historical archives. In 1870 the town of Longmeadow consisted of East and West Villages prior to 1894 when it was split into the towns of East Longmeadow and Longmeadow.