Historical Lecture Series: Transportation – Chariots of Change: This History of the Holyoke Street Railway Company

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Join us for an evening of local history! This lecture from Jeremy Smith, based on the Chariots of Change online exhibit, will explore the history of the Holyoke Street Railway Company and its impact on the development of the City of Holyoke throughout the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Jeremy Smith is an archivist who is currently the Digital Project Manager for the W. E. B. Du Bois Digitization Project at Special Collections and University Archives at the UMass Amherst Library.  He is responsible for the Holyoke Street Railway Company online exhibit.  He has presented twice before at Wistariahurst; once on the exhibit and another time on the preservation of family photographs.  He is a Holyoke resident.

$5 suggested donation.