Hampshire County -- Hadley

Hadley, Massachusetts Town Seal Hadley, Massachusetts
Incorporated: 1661

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Town Clerk

413-586-5661 fax
Town Hall - 100 Middle St., Hadley, MA 01035
M-Fr: 9a-4p

Vital Records

Some materials availalbe in the Walter E. Corbin Collection, comp. by Walter E. and Lottie S. Corbin, available from the New England Historic and Genealogical Society: Reel 8: Hadley
See also Lucius M. Boltwood, Hadley Families (included in some editions of Sylvester Judd, below).

Churches and Religious History

Hadley First Congregational was gathered in 1659 as the Plantation near Northampton.
The Second Congregational Church was founded in 1841 in the Upper Mills section.
Hadley Russell St. Third Congregational was also founded in 1841.

Local Histories

Sylvester Judd, History of Hadley, South Hadley, Amherst and Granby, Massachusetts (Picton Press, 1905, reissued 1993).

Historic Sites

Hadley Farm Museum, 147 Russell Street, Hours: Tuesday - Saturday 10:00 - 4:30 Sunday 1:30 - 4:30, Closed Mondays, May 1 - October 12

Hadley Historical Room, Second floor of the Goodwin Memorial Library
Open by appointment only. Contact the Hadley Historical Society for more information.

Norwottuck Rail Trail

Porter-Phelps-Huntington Historic House, 130 River Drive, 584-4699
Hours: Saturday - Wednesday 1:00 - 4:30, May 15 - October 15 Furnishings and documents from six generations of one family. Other times by appointment

Goodwin Memorial Library, Middle Street, (413) 584-7451

Other Pertinent Links

State of Massachusetts, Hadley Commonwealth Community Information
Massachusetts State Community Profile of Hadley
Town of Hadley Site

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