11/1/1700 Town voted, “There shall be a scool hous (sic) built eighteen foots square”
10/2/1840 Sackett-Mundale School district voted to have four weeks of female school
11/7/1724 Beginning excavation for Westfield Canal near state line in Southwick.
11/10/1826 Munsbrook School voted to pay teacher $12 for up to 5 months of school
11/12/1829 First canal boat launched in Westfield
11/15/1871 First passenger on Westfield to Holyoke railroad
11/16/1817 General William Shepard died, age 80
11/17/1770 “Southwick was set-off from Westfield and incorporated as separate towne”
11/21/1860 First gas lighting turned on in Westfield stores
11/25/1640 Three traders were the first settlers in Westfield (Little River)
11/29/1783 “An earthquake occurred between 10 and 11 o’clock at nite”
11/30/1780 Montgomery incorporated as a town and separated from Westfield.