Mission Park
Williamstown, MA

A ten-acre park commemorating the "Birthplace of American Foreign Missions." Mission Park and the Haystack Monument are located a short walk north of the First Congregational Church and Chapin Hall, on the Williams College campus.



For more information about Mission Park and the Haystack Monument, contact the Williams College Archives & Special Collections, 413-597-2568, archives@williams.edu.

All images used with permission from the Williams Archives and Special Collections.
Text by Mac Harman '98; cover illustration by Alison Kolesar.
Image above modified from a drawing of Mission Park and the Haystack Monument, c. 1871
Web Design by Dan Chu '99. Design revisions by Ryan Mayhew '01
December, 1998