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Update: Dutch Wagon House is 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

It’s not too late to buy the beautiful 2017 GBHS Calendar
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The Great Barrington Historical Society’s 2017 wall calendars are on sale for $20 each at the GB Museum at the Wheeler Farmstead, 817 South Main Street, (Route 7); TP Saddleblanket; The Bookloft; and the Housatonic Water Company. Each page of … 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

Free tours of the GBHS Town Museum every Saturday & Sunday
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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 and Sunday from 10am … Read More