Historical Museum

Edwin Smith Historical Museum

The Edwin Smith Historical Museum is a treasure trove of Westfield history dating back to Westfield's colonial settlement in the 1600s. Opened in 1927 and named in honor of Edwin Smith, the co-founder of the H.B. Smith Company.

Some of the Westfield History Museum treasures include:

  • Original documents from General George Washington and John Hancock
  • The 1634 Pulpit Bible used by Reverend Edward Taylor, the first Pastor of the Church of Westfield
  • Westfield maps
  • Historical toys
  • Portraits
  • Buggy whips made in Westfield

Hours: Wednesdays 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Thursdays 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm, and Saturdays 11:00 am - 2:00 pm or by appointment.

Visit our Westfield History Digital Collection: EDWIN ONLINE

Closed on all library holidays. To schedule a tour of the Historical Museum, please call Kate Deviny at 413-562-0716.

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