Leeds Historical Signage is up!

Finally, after nearly two years, the Leeds Historical Interpretive Signage project is complete! You may have noticed the sleek black posts with signs postioned around the village at key locations of historical signifance to Leeds. These signs were designed to inform and inspire an appreciation for our village’s vibrant manufacturing past, and an understanding of the devastation inflicted on Leeds by the 1874 Mill River Flood, and maybe even a bit of awe as to how the town’s manufacturing base bounced back bigger and stronger after the Flood. Signs are located at both ends of the Mulberry Street Bridge, along the bike path at the Mulberry Street garden, across from the Hotel Bridge on Main Street, at the Flood Memorial on Main Street, on Front Street near Grove Ave, at Memorial Park across from Leeds School, and at Cook’s Dam. The project was funded by a 2016 Northampton Community Preservation Act grant. If you would like a Self-Guided Leeds Historical Walking Tour brochure to take along with you as you tour the new

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