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Springfield Armory Museum Will Close For Two Months For Infrastructure Work

Sign for the Springfield Armory National Historic Site
Paul Tuthill
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WAMC

The visitor center and museum at the Springfield Armory National Historic Site will be closing temporarily.

After this weekend, the museum will be closed through the end of March.  This will allow for contractors to finish a $1.6 million upgrade to the historic building’s infrastructure.

During the closure, park rangers from the Springfield Armory will put on programs at other venues.

WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill spoke with Kelly Fellner, Superintendent at the Springfield Armory National Park.

Paul Tuthill is WAMC’s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief. He’s been covering news, everything from politics and government corruption to natural disasters and the arts, in western Massachusetts since 2007. Before joining WAMC, Paul was a reporter and anchor at WRKO in Boston. He was news director for more than a decade at WTAG in Worcester. Paul has won more than two dozen Associated Press Broadcast Awards. He won an Edward R. Murrow award for reporting on veterans’ healthcare for WAMC in 2011. Born and raised in western New York, Paul did his first radio reporting while he was a student at the University of Rochester.
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