The tour starts in Veterans Park of Holyoke and travels north along Chestnut Street one block to Lyman Street. Then it crosses the street to now walk southwardly along Chestnut to Hampshire Street. This is 6 city blocks. At Hampshire cross the street to walk along Chestnut in a northwardly direction. There are many sites along the way.
Corner of Lyman and Chestnut Streets
To the NE is the former campus of the Mater Dolorosa Church and also the Maple Street entrance to Pulaski Park. To the NW is one of the many housing projects of Holyoke. To the SE is the location of Emerald Fire Station that was taken down in about 1918. Adjacent to it is the William Whiting School. To the SW is the Shaker House.
Corner of Hampden and Chestnut Streets
Read my post on the Saint Jerome Church area.
Corner of Dwight and Chestnut Streets
Read my post on the Veterans’s Park area.
Corner of Suffolk and Chestnut Streets
Corner of Appleton and Chestnut Streets
Corner of Essex and Chestnut Streets
Corner of Cabot and Chestnut Streets
Read my post on the Library Commons area.
Corner of Hampshire and Chestnut Streets