About the Pioneer Valley History Network

Our mission: To promote and provide effective communication and collaboration among the historical societies, sites, and museums of the Pioneer Valley and to foster a public appreciation for, and awareness of, such repositories of history.

PVHN is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit consortium of historical institutions throughout the Pioneer Valley.

Membership is free for individuals and organizations in the Franklin, Hampden, and Hampshire counties of western Massachusetts.  We invite museums, historical societies, libraries, and historic sites in the region, as well as all history-minded individuals, to join.  That includes YOU!

Our Board of Directors:
Barbara Pelissier, Westhampton Blacksmith Museum

Betsy McKee, Longmeadow Historical Society & Historic Deerfield

Margaret Humberston, Wood Museum of Springfield History

Sheila Damkoehler, Swift River Valley Historical Society &
Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association

Julie Bartlett-Nelson, Coolidge Museum, Forbes Library, Northampton

Penni Martorell, Wistariahurst Museum, Holyoke

Alex MacKenzie, Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Cliff McCarthy, Belchertown Hist. Assoc. & Wood Museum of Springfield History

One thought on “About the Pioneer Valley History Network

  1. Excellent. …..should add Whip City Whips – westfield plus HBO Smith Boiler, S & W, Columbia Manufacturing, Spaulding, company in Northampton made the periscope for US Navy, US Line, Stanley Home Products, Adsorbine Jr.,Strathmore, Robinson Reminder, Old Colony Paper,

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