Rowe

Rowe is a small hilltown in northwestern Massachusetts, bordered by Whitingham, Vermont, to the north, Heath to the east, Charlemont to the south, and Florida and Monroe to the west. Situated on 24.0 square miles it is nestled in an area of scenic beauty, with wooded mountains, clear brooks and the Deerfield River on its western border.  Rowe is close to ski areas and enjoys great hiking, fishing, hunting, canoeing and kayaking. It has a population of just under 400.

Attractions

Kemp-McCarthy Memorial Museum, on Zoar Road is operated by the Rowe Historical Society. There are eight rooms of artifacts and memorabilia of Rowe from over 300 friends of the town. The collection includes Rowe's last horse-drawn hearse, an extensive collection of antique costumes, original Hoosac Tunnel memorabilia and a large research library. It is open Sundays in July through early October. More information on schedules, exhibits and programs is available on the website or by contacting the museum by email or phone (413) 339-4238. Specials tours for groups of 10 or more can be arranged.

Pelham Lake, is a popular recreation area located in the center of town, offering trails for hiking and snowmobiling, fishing, icefishing and skating during the winter. A beach area is available for residents.

Old Home Day Celebration happens every July and coincides with the fishing derby.

Time
Event Information
Location

March 01

Nice and Easy Walks

March 02

Reading the Forested Landscape

March 02

Reading the Forested Landscape

March 02

INDOOR STORYWALKS®

March 02

Carnegie Public Library Book Sale

March 02

Factory Talk: The John Russelll Cutlery Factory**

March 03

Valley Tea Dance

March 04

Franklin First: Youth Financial Education Program