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Fireflies & Fairy Dust: SOLD OUT

THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT. Westfield’s magnificent forests, village and trails are home to not only some incredible natural creatures, but also some magical ones. Fireflies & Fairy Dust, a unique and limited opportunity to see their world up-close, will take place on Friday, September 25 and Saturday, September 26 Fireflies & Fairy Dust…
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Cruel Comfort: The Evolution of The Swimsuit

When visiting the beach today, what we wear is largely dictated by our personal preferences for style and comfort. Historically speaking, the road to our modern-day quick-drying, form-fitting suits was a long and uncomfortable one. In the early 1800s, most people did not swim for recreational purposes. Medical authorities, however, were strongly promoting the use…
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Six Spot Tours – Westfield now offers pre-booked tour experiences

[caption id="attachment_8204" align="alignright" width="300"] Jerseyville Train Station[/caption] Are you craving a peek inside Westfield’s historic buildings?  Beginning August 2 & 3, each Sunday and holiday Monday, visitors will have an opportunity to do so as we introduce this unique, carefully-planned experience.  Small groups (up to ten people from one social circle) can pre-book a place…
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History at Home

Want to keep the learning at home going over the summer months?  Check out Westfield Heritage Village's new History at Home page for some historical activities and worksheets for you and your family to try at home! History at Home
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