The Edward Bellamy House is a Greek Revival style home located in Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts. Built around 1840, it was most notably the home of 19th-century utopian novelist Edward Bellamy. We are a small museum offering exhibits and collections centered around Edward Bellamy and his hometown’s history, and we invite you to explore!
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The author of hundreds of editorials, twenty-three short stories, a three-volume newspaper, and six novels over the course of his twenty-seven-year career, Edward Bellamy (1850-1898) is best known for his utopian novel, Looking Backward…Learn More
A Look Backward
“A Look Backward” is our blog, dedicated to sharing stories from our collections. In our latest post, we take a look at The Duke of Stockbridge, which challenged the generally accepted narrative about a turbulent time in American history…Learn More
The Edward Bellamy House was built about 1840 in the Greek Revival style for Harmon Rowley, a town selectman and local merchant. It was likely designed by Elias Carter, as the details match other houses of his design…Learn More