Monthly Archives: January 2013

Holyoke Masonic Temple (1922)

The cornerstone of the Masonic Temple (also called Masonic Hall) in Holyoke was laid on September 11, 1920. Located at 235 Chestnut Street, the building is home to Mount Tom Lodge, which began in 1850 and occupied Lodge rooms in … Continue reading

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Clapp Tavern (1743)

The Clapp Tavern in Westfield has gone through many changes over the years. Ezra Clapp came to Westfield in 1743 and built his house in 1747. From 1766 to the 1790s, the house was used as a tavern and was … Continue reading

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