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.


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.

Event Information

June 27

Coop Concert

June 27

Live Music on the Patio

June 28

Greenfield Arts Walk

June 29

50th Season - Greenfield Farmers' Market

June 29

Farm Day for Emerging Leaders

June 29

The Triple Sampler

June 29

Antenna Cloud Farm presents: MAJEL CONNERY

June 30

Antenna Cloud Farm presents: ANJU