West Springfield

West Springfield is a canal community like many of the communities in Hampden County. The canal was completed in 1839 and was named the Agawam Canal. The community became a town in 1774. This location was settled in 1655. Agawam would separate in 1855 and Holyoke in 1850.

Agawam Canal

Eastern States Exposition


Saint Thomas the Apostle Church Campus

Southwick Baptist Meeting House

Mittineague Congregational Church

First Congregational Church of West Springfield


Ashleyville Cemetery

Saint Thomas Cemetery

B’Nai Jacob Cemetery

Beth El Cemetery

Beth Israel Cemetery

Congregation Kodimoh Cemetery

Meeting House Hill Cemetery (White Church Cemetery) – Elm Street nearly opposite Kings Highway 1808

Mount Calvary Cemetery –  Dominican Monastery of the Mother of God

Old Meadow Cemetery

Park Street Cemetery

Paucatuck Cemetery

Burial Grounds of West Springfield throughout its History

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