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An important message from our executive director
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We need you! (I know, and so does every charity and foundation around who is asking for your support.) Why should you choose to financially support your Great Barrington Historical Society? Well, frankly, without you, we’re history! We cannot continue … Read More

Jenifer House – A Yankee Tradition – October 5
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You probably pass them by most days on the east side of Stockbridge Road (Route 7). The buildings are painted in different colors now, but were all the same barn red years ago, when they were part of Jenifer House. … Read More

. . . to share your artifacts for our displays at the GBHS Town Museum
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Be part of your town’s history by loaning us your family’s artifacts, documents, and photos for our upcoming rotating museum displays. Here’s the GBHS program and display schedule for the rest of 2016: Wednesday, October 5 – “Jenifer House – … Read More

Free tours of the GBHS Town Museum, including the terrific Lost Highway exhibit
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The Great Barrington Historical Society is holding free tours of its Town Museum and Archive Education Center at the Captain Truman Wheeler House, 817 S. Main Street (Route 7), Great Barrington. Tours are held every Saturday from 10am to 2pm … Read More