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Walking Tour: Valentine Mansion & the Ames Hill/Crescent Hill Historic District

Tour the Valentine Mansion and surrounding Ames Hill/Crescent Hill Historic District, home of some of Springfield’s largest historic mansions.

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Springfield Preservation Trust to Hold 50th Annual Meeting at Historic Willys-Overland Building

The Springfield Preservation Trust (SPT) will hold its 50th Annual Meeting at the former Willys-Overland building at 151-157 Chestnut Street on February 26, 2023.


“Lost Colonial-Era Buildings” Virtual Lecture

The Josiah Dwight House, featured in an article in this newsletter, was one of the many   important historic buildings that once stood in Springfield. Join Springfield historian Derek Strahan for a…


“Springfield’s Lost Riverfront” Walking Tour

Springfield’s Lost Riverfront by Derek Strahan on July 9, 10:30am-12pm. The tour will start at Riverfront Park, at the parking lot directly across from the end of State Street.  No…


“Colonial Era Gravestones” Virtual Lecture

The first virtual lecture will be on the historic 17th and 18th century gravestones, in Springfield Cemetery.  The city of Springfield has no surviving colonial-era buildings.  However, some of the…

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