Year: 2021

Freeman Bull Archival Photos Acquired by Friends

Family photographs belonging to the descendants of Freeman Bull an employee of nearly 50 years has been acquired by the Friends and donated to the Springfield Armory. Freeman Bull was a machinist at Springfield Armory between 1860 and 1910 and was instrumental in the development of the Bennington site used (more…)

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Membership Link Update

The links to donate and become a member are changing; this process may take a bit of time as we work out the code details. If you would like to join or donate, please feel free to send a check to Friends of Springfield Armory NHS, One Armory Square, Springfield, (more…)

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Colonel James Benton Drawing

SPRINGFIELD ARMORY Originally posted April 25, 2019.  Friends of Springfield Armory NHS Board (Armory Board) is pleased to announce the acquisition of a pen and ink drawing by Colonel James Gilchrist Benton, Ordnance Corps, USA, drawn while serving as Commanding Officer between 1866 – until his death in 1881. The (more…)

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Log-In Issues

We are resolving the log in issue with our web host, hopefully in the next day.  You can email us with questions.  Sorry for the inconvenience. (more…)

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2021 Second Quarter Meeting, April 7, 2021 3:30 PM via Zoom

  • April 7, 2021
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Friends of Springfield Armory National Historic Site held the second quarter meeting today with good attendance by members of the Board.  Plans to develop the 2022 Strategic Plan, 2022 Work Plan and Shays 2022 Seminar Look-Ahead were discussed at length.  Full details can be read in the full meeting minutes (more…)

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