Whately — Societies And Orders
Extracted from "History of the Connecticut Valley in Massachusetts, Volume II," by Louis H. Everts, 1879.
Jerusalem Lodge Of Masons, Of Northampton,
held some of its meetings in the tavern of David Stockbridge, on the "Straits," in a room which had been fitted up for this purpose.
The Whatlely Farmers' Club
was organized Nov. 30, 1860, with the following officers: E. G. Crafts, President; James Monroe, Secretary; Chester Bardwell, Treasurer. These offices are at present filled by Edwin Bardwell, President; James M. Crafts, Secretary; and Charles D. Bartlett, Vice-President. The club numbers 45 members, and has a total enrollment of 72 members. In 1866 and 1867 successful fairs were held, and the regular meetings of the club are attended with much interest.