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Second Saturday Walking Tour: Springfield Past & Present- A Historical Look at the Grandeur of Chestnut Street

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Springfield Preservation Trust Preservation Awards 2021

The Springfield Preservation Trust Preservation Awards honor the people and organizations that are helping to restore historic structures in Springfield. Every year the Trust showcases exemplary properties that represent the best preservation in Springfield over the previous year. Preservation Awards are commonly given to properties that have restored the historic look of a building by…

Voices from the Grave: Cemetery Tours

Springfield Cemetery 171 Maple Street, Springfield

On Sunday, October 17, the Springfield Preservation Trust will conduct tours of Springfield Cemetery. These, docent-led groups will visit graves of prominent Springfield residents, where costumed interpreters will speak about these individuals. Hour-long walking tours will depart every fifteen minutes starting at 1:00 p.m. at Springfield Cemetery, located at 171 Maple Street.  The last tour…

$12 – $15

Second Saturday Walking Tour: Springfield Past & Present- A Historical Look at the Grandeur of Chestnut Street

Springfield Museums 21 Edwards Street, Springfield

On September 11 at 10:30am join local historian Derek Strahan for a walking tour that will explore the days when Chestnut Street was lined with grand 19th century mansions. With the help of historic maps and photographs, Derek will tell the stories of these long-lost houses and the famous artists, publishers, military leaders, and business…

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