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Update: Dutch Wagon House now enclosed for the winter
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When the GBHS saved the Wheeler Farmstead from destruction, the attached Dutch Wagon House structure was extremely unstable, with a large hole in the roof. The Society committed to save the building because of its unique historical significance and the … Read More

Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary program on Dec. 7 includes an eyewitness to history
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The Great Barrington Historical Society has something very special planned for its Pearl Harbor 75th Anniversary program¬†on Wednesday, December 7th at the Claire Teague Senior Center, 917 South Main Street, Great Barrington at 7pm. Y Local historian David Rutstein will … Read More

Don’t miss the Greatest Generation exhibit – open every weekend until Dec. 31
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The premiere opening of GB Historical Society’s Greatest Generation exhibit at the Town Museum at the Wheeler Farmstead on Saturday, November 12 was a very big hit.¬† Crowds came to see World War II uniforms, newspapers, letters, medals, ration books, … Read More

2017 GBHS Calendar Now on Sale
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The Great Barrington Historical Society’s 2017 wall calendar is now on sale for $20 each at the GB Museum at the Wheeler Farmstead, 817 South Main Street, (Route 7); TP Saddleblanket; and the Housatonic Water Company. Each page of this … Read More

Gary Leveille’s latest: The Mystery & History of the GB Newsboy Statue, now available
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EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT! Treasure Buried Under Newsboy Statue! Satanic Symbol on Fountain Stolen! Boy who Posed for Statue Lost! Town May Not Own Newsboy Park! Now author, local historian, GBHS archivist, and former newspaper carrier Gary Leveille … Read More