Armory Closed, Renovations Through March 2020

  • March 1, 2020
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SPRINGFIELD ARMORY NHS:  The Armory visitor center and museum will be closed in February and March for construction to upgrade the Armory mechanical systems and ensure the ongoing protection and preservation of the building, museum, and collections. Visitors will still be able to walk the historic grounds, and park staff (more…)

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Shay’s Rebellion 2020

SPRINGFIELD, Mass.: Join us on January 25, 2020 for a day of presentations and discussion all about the compelling events of Shays’ Rebellion in 1786 and 1787. While “Shays’ Rebellion” is often seen through an elite perspective of agrarian unrest by western Massachusetts farmers in 1786 and 1787, other viewpoints (more…)

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Call for Presentations – Shays’ Rebellion: Perspectives on History 2020

  • September 11, 2019
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January 25, 2020 Springfield Armory National Historic Site Springfield Technical Community College Friends of the Springfield Armory National Historic Site Springfield Armory National Historic Site, Springfield Technical Community College, and the Friends of Springfield Armory NHS are organizing a one-day symposium on Shays’ Rebellion, its history, meaning, and impact. While (more…)

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Armory Day June 22!

SPRINGFIELD, MA – Join us on Saturday, June 22 for our annual Armory Day celebration from 10:00am-4:00pm. This event recognizes the relationship between Springfield Armory firearms and the American soldier.  Reenactors in the living history military encampment will portray over 50 infantrymen from 17th century militia, Civil War, World War One, World War (more…)

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