Holyoke Tours 2023

2023 Holyoke Massachusetts area guided tours and presentations — FREE and OPEN to the public. Keep checking back since information will change. Presented by Robert Comeau. The overall theme of the 2023 tours will be the sesquicentennial of Holyoke as a city. Sign up at Eventbrite for most of these tours. The Holyoke Preservation Trust is the host for most of the events.

Community and Anniversary Fields – Its History and Geography – a walking tour for their 100th anniversary – April of 2023

Community and Anniversary Fields presentation for its 100th anniversarySeptember of 2023 – discusses the politics and the recreation

Ashley Reservoir Walking Tour – 5rd annual (150th anniversary of the reservoir in 2023)

Whiting Street Reservoir Walking Tour – 6th annual

Holyoke Canal System Walking Tour – walk along the first and second level canals – 8th annual

Holyoke Canal System Bicycle Tour – ride along the canals

Veterans Park Walking Tour – 5rd annual – the Saturday of Veterans Day weekend

North High Street Historic District Walking Tour – Walk 5 blocks down (to Lyman Street) and then 5 blocks back up (to Appleton Street) – second Sunday in September

Maple Street Walking Tour – park at the circle at the northern end of Maple Street in Holyoke – Be capable of walking 3 miles

Third Level Canal Walking Tour

A House in Holyoke through Time

Holyoke City Hall Inside and Out – November 2023 in Holyoke

Wistariahurst – October 2023 in Holyoke

Holyoke Heritage State Park and the Canal Walkway Tour – June 2023 in Holyoke

Sacred Heart Church and its Neighborhood Walking Tour (A Sidewalk Walking Tour) – Saturday from 11 AM to noontime – meet at the back of the church along Chestnut Street in HOLYOKE

Doors Open Holyoke – a tour event around and inside a building


Calvary Cemetery of Chicopee (and St Matthew Cemetery of Springfield)

Chicopee Canal Tour – the Saturday of Labor Day weekend 2023

St Stanislaus Cemetery – a 2024 tour for its 100th year


South Hadley Canal

The Four Burial Grounds of South Hadley Center


Hockanum and a Farm – walking tour