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front Poets Seat, Greenfield, Mass.

This image should rightfully be called "Poets Seat Tower," since "Poets Seat" itself is a natural armchair in the rock face of Rocky Mountain.
Volume 2 - Title page "Our Country and Its People" A History of Hampden County Massachusetts- Volume 2
This account of Springfield, Massachusetts' Forest Park demonstrates how wealthy members of the community decided in the early 1880s to build a park in the city. Inspired by New York's Central Park, Forest Park created an urban oasis.
document "Start New Gypsy Moth Campaign" article from Greenfield Daily Recorder-Gazette newspaper
Aug 3, 1935
New Deal programs often addressed social and environmental problems not directly related to the Great Depression.
document "More Weight On Men, More Roads Through Forest Show Result of One Camp" article from the Daily Recorder-Gazette newspaper
Jul 10, 1933
This article in the Greenfield Daily Recorder-Gazette shows why the Civilian Conservation Corps was such a popular program in the 1930s.
front Road in Highland Park
Joining Greenfield's park system in 1890, Highland Park offered natural springs, scenic vistas, and shaded spots, all the components of a good Victorian recreation spot.
front Awaiting the Rope Pull, M.S.C.
The Rope Pull at Massachusetts State College in Amherst, Massachusetts, pitted freshmen against upperclassmen in a wet rite of passage.


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