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Great Houses of the McKnight Historic District (Walking Tour)

Join us for the “Great Houses of the McKnight Historic District” walking tour, part of our Second Saturday Walking Tour series. The McKnight Neighborhood contains 800 homes and was developed from 1870-1900 by the McKnight Brothers. The city’s first Street Car suburb, it is still the largest intact wood frame Victorian neighborhood in New England.…


McKnight Historic District Second Saturday Walking Tour

On November 12, Jim Boone will lead a free tour at 10:30 a.m. The tour will start at Thompson Triangle, intersection of Worthington and Saint James Ave. This area which contains 800 homes, was developed from 1870-1900 by the McKnight Brothers. If you want to buy a 2023 City of Homes,which is featuring the McKnight…


McKnight Past & Present

Developed between 1870 and 1900 by the McKnight Brothers, McKnight is the largest and most intact, wood-frame, late-nineteenth century neighborhood in New England. Jim Boone, long-time resident and Springfield Preservation Trust member, will share photos and interesting facts about the rich history of the neighborhood. This virtual presentation will take place on April 21 at…

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