David Ruggles Center Information on Early Florence History & Underground Railroad Studies.
Florence Kindergarten & Hill Institute The Hill Institute website describes the history of the school founded by Samuel T. Hill in 1876, one of the first in the United States.
Historic Northampton Museum & Education Center of Northampton History.
History of the Northampton Silk Industry While the dedicated project website is now defunct, this introduction provides a nice overview of the Silk Industry in Northampton and Florence.
Leeds Civic Association A short history of Leeds and information on events.
Northampton Association of Education & Industry Website giving the story of the NAEI and its development in the 1840’s.
Sojourner Truth Memorial A memorial to Sojourner Truth a former slave who lived in Florence, MA in the mid 1800’s. This group also built a statue of her on the corners of Pine & Park Street. Enjoy their walking tour.