Monday, March 03, 2008

Why it's called "Whip City"

Westfield, MA, gets its nickname, "Whip City," from the thriving buggy whip manufacturing business here over a century ago. The former factory is now a storefront, but they've kept the old sign on the front of the big old brick building on Elm Street, near the bridge. Taken on March 2, 2008

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