Historic Northampton
Making History Present

Digging Northampton's History:
A Community Archaeology Project
The Parsons House, 1719
Archaeologist Linda Ziegenbein
Ceramic shards, Damon Excavation, 1985
Archaeologist Linda Ziegenbein will lead a public archaeology dig at
the 1719 Parsons House May 19 - June 6 (Tuesdays - Saturdays).

Letter from the Cove Letters from Away
an exhibition by Elizabeth Pols

May 8 - June 7

A Contemporary Art at Historic Northampton exhibition by artist Elizabeth Pols inspired by 19th century sloped writing desks.

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The Florence Brush Factory:
Artifacts from the Pro Brush Company Collection 1854 to 1945
an exhibition by Marie Panik

An exhibition chronicling the early history of the Pro Brush Company and its predecessors. The company's most successful product, the Pro-phy-lac-tic Tooth Brush, was a leading brand in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. At left, an employee inserts bristles into a toothbrush handle at the company factory in 1915.
Drawing bristles into a toothbrush handle

Exhibition Hours
Wednesday - Saturday  10 - 4
Sundays  12 - 5
By appointment
Historic Northampton
46 Bridge Street
Northampton, MA 01060
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