The Cummington Historical Commission (CHC) functions both as a historical commission and as a historical society. The 7- member board is responsible for a variety of historical activities including:
* Overseeing Cummington’s Kingman Tavern Museum, which includes a 14 room house, a two story historic barn, a cider mill, and a carriage shed.
* Maintaining the town historic archives which are located in the Community House.
* Performing reviews of changes to historical structures, and maintaining a record of historic buildings.
* Supporting the preservation and promotion of Cummington history through lectures, projects, historical contributions, and a high school awards program, the W.W. Streeter Cummington History Award.
U.S. Mail: Cummington Historical Commission, P.O. Box 10, Cummington, MA 01026