Norcross History Center

Norcross History Center is at 89 Maple Street in East Longmeadow. It is in the James Franklin Norcross House that is from 1879. Just to its right is the East Longmeadow Museum and Historic Commission. That organization is the John Peaseley House from 1852.

Franklin Norcross the son of James Norcross was sent to Longmeadow to learn the brownstone quarry trade. The family would develop about a dozen quarry in town.

The Norcross is now a house museum and an event center. EXTERNAL LINK

The brownstone quarries of East Longmeadow were many. IMAGE IMAGE

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