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Saturdays 10 – 3
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A ukulele, a DVD player, a telescope
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*NEW* A record of recordings and documents from Northfield’s 350th. Check back throughout the year. This will be added to often.

  • Visit our Digital Local History Collection on the Internet Archive. All materials are searchable, high quality scans of items in our local history collection. We will continue to add items to this collection. You can also visit our list of favorites on the Internet Archive. There you can find Northfield history items from other institutions. Dickinson Memorial Library’s Digital Local History Collection was created by Julie Annette Rosier. 
  • This walking tour of Main Street was created in 1983 by the Northfield Historical Commission and the Northfield Historic Society.
  • Curious about the history of your house or other Northfield landmarks? Visit  the Massachusetts Cultural Resource Information System database for information on historic properties and areas.
  • Tour Northfield’s Historical Monuments, Markers and Plaques.
    Pictures and descriptions by J. Wiggin, Northfield.
  • Explore Dickinson Memorial Library’s Local History Collection through the online catalog.
  • This finding aid is an index to additional local history housed in the Northfield Local History Room.
  • Temple and Sheldon’s History of Northfield online
  • Northfield postcard images from SmugMug
  • From the State Library of Massachusetts a digitized copy of Atlas of Franklin Co., Massachusetts : from actual surveys, published by F.W. Beers & Co., 1871 (Click on View/Open) or try this link.
  • Learn more about early Black and Indigenous history of Northfield

Stop in to see the Historical Document Restoration Project
Dr. Philip Hall · LibraryLand Deed · King Philip Document
1858 Franklin County Map · Chronology