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The Old Firehouse Museum presents the history of this town, which was settled in 1753 and is the site of our new nationís first commercially successful canal.  Along with the history of the people and industries of South Hadley, the Old Firehouse Museum commemorates the work of the firefighters who worked in this fascinating building from 1899 to 1973.  There is a fine display of firefighting gear and, the museumís most prized possessions: two 19th-century hand pumpers and a 1926 Dodge Fire Engine. 

Upstairs at the museum, visitors will find the Gallery with exhibits that change yearly as well as the permanent exhibit of the 1890ís Room, which displays objects of everyday life. 

The Museum is open May through September on Sunday from 1:30 to 4:00 pm. During July and August the Museum is also open on Wednesday from 1:30 to 4:00 pm. 

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