Cummington: Kingman Museum opens Saturday

The Kingman Tavern Museum will open for its summer season on Saturday, July 14. Hours are 2 to 5 p.m. Saturdays through Aug. 25.

Housed in an early 1800s tavern, the Kingman Tavern Museum facility consists of a furnished house and several outbuildings housing over 5,000 artifacts depicting Cummington history from the late 1700s to the mid-1900s.

Guided tours are offered of the Tavern. The Barn and Carriage Shed tours are self-guided. Programs are offered on most Saturdays. Refreshments are served on the lawn and picnicking is encouraged. Admission is free, however donations are accepted.

Anyone interested in becoming a guide or offering a program related to the early history of the area such as farming, music, gardening, or crafts, may contact Pat Keith at 413-563-1981.

For information on the museum, call Carla at 413-695-6569 or Keith.


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