Whately Historical Society Museum
Housed in the former Center School at 218 Chestnut Plain Road, the Whately Historical Society Museum is open on Tuesday mornings from 9:00am to 12:00pm and by appointment. The exhibits include memorabilia and crockery made or used by Whately residents in the 1800s. The Summer 2012 theme was 'early agriculture in Whately' and featured carpenter's tools, ice tongs, a tool that cuts an animal's horns, barrels, milk bottles, a tobacco press and other tobacco implements, butter churns, milking stools, a replica of a tobacco barn, signs from local farms and farm stands, a cooper's barrel, milk cans, presses for fruit, bucksaws, an apple picking bag, potato hooks, hacksaws, scythes, wrought-iron nails, tools and an official weights and measures scale, plus paintings by Olive Damon and local photographs.
For more information, contact Adelia Bardwell at (413) 664-3337 or visit the museum's website.
Offers swimming and kayaking.