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The Phillips House (1767)

The Phillips House was built around 1767 and originally stood on High Street in Taunton until 1930, when it was moved to the Eastern States Exposition Grounds in West Springfield to become part of Storrowton. It now houses the Storrowton … Continue reading

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New England Grange Building (1938)

The New England Grange Building is located on the grounds of the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield. It was built through the cooperation of the six New England state Granges (part of the National Grange of the Order of … Continue reading

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Union Meeting House, Storrowton (1834)

Now part of the collection of historic buildings that make up Storrowton Village at the Eastern States Exposition grounds in West Springfield, the Union Meetinghouse was originally built jointly by four religious denominations in Salisbury, New Hampshire, in 1834. The … Continue reading

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Baptist Meeting House, Storrowton (1822)

In 1806, the members of the Baptist church in Suffield, Conn who were living in Southwick, Mass decided to form their own church, which was later formally incorporated in 1826. The Baptist Meeting House was built around 1822. It was … Continue reading

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Atkinson Tavern (1789)

Atkinson Tavern was built around 1789 in Prescott, MA as a home and tavern business for John Atkinson, a Revolutionary War veteran. In 1938, Prescott was one of four towns to be disincorporated to make way for the creation of … Continue reading

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North Center School (1810)

Built around 1810 in the Federal style, the North Center School is a one-room schoolhouse that originally stood in Whately. It was moved to the Eastern States Exposition grounds to become part of Storrowton. The entryway of the building was … Continue reading

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The Captain John Potter House (1776)

Captain John Potter built his house in North Brookfield, at the corner of South Main and Ward Streets, in 1776. Potter was a clockmaker and craftsman who also served as a captain in the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. … Continue reading

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