"Out of the Darkness: A History of Illumination in Hatfield" (see events page)
Come see our latest exhibit in the Historical Museum, 2nd floor of library, open Tues. and Sat. mornings (but Friday evenings in February, instead of Sat. mornings) -- or by appt.
Welcome to the Hatfield Historical Society website in Hatfield, MA. Check out upcoming and past Events, featured items from our collections (below), items to purchase in our museum shop (under the Contact Us tab) and the curator's blog, "bird by bird." We look forward to seeing you!
(If you're looking for the Hatfield Museum & History Society in Hatfield, PA, that's not us!)
The Hatfield Historical Society gratefully acknowledges and thanks Hatfield residents for their past support through our town's Community Preservation Act. CPA funding has allowed us to inventory the collection of the Hatfield Historical Museum, rehouse artifacts in archival enclosures, preserve or restore historically significant at-risk items, and share the collection with the community in multiple ways.
For Hatfield Historical Society Annual Report (2017-2018), posted October 2018, click HERE.
Hatfield Historical Museum
Dickinson Memorial Hall (2nd floor of library)
39 Main St., Hatfield, MA 01038
Open Saturdays (9:30-11:30 am), Tuesdays
(10 am - 12 pm) and by appointment.
Closed in December and on holidays.
[Check website for holiday, weather or other closures.]
Curator: Kathie Gow
For queries, click on "Contact Us" link above.
*Out of the Darkness: A History of Illumination in Hatfield
*The Forgotten Empire of Porter McLeod: How a Hatfield Machine Shop Traversed the Globe
* The Dolls of War: A Career Soldier Shares the World With His Family
* Connections: Key to Preserving Soldiers' Humanity in the Korean and Vietnam Wars
Other Current Exhibits:
* Copied, Plundered or Preserved: Connecticut River Valley Doorways Still Worth Saving!
* Musket balls, spoons and pipes, oh my! Hatfield's Buried Colonial Village
Hatfield Farm Museum
Restored tobacco shed between school and cemetery
7 Billings Way (off Main St.), Hatfield, MA
Open Saturdays Memorial Day - Columbus Day (12- 2 pm)
and by appointment.
Curator: George Ashley
Support the Hatfield Historical Society by voting for us in Florence Bank's Customers' Choice Community Grants. You don't need to wait until year-end, you can vote right now and be done with it! For more info or to vote, click HERE.
A Sampling of Items from the Hatfield Historical Museum collections
Click on each image to see a larger version and caption.
Hatfield Historical Society, 39 Main St., P.O. Box 168, Hatfield, MA 01038 email@example.com
Hatfield Historical Society Copyright 2019. Header art by Monica Vachula.