Newsboy Statue & Fountain Rededication – Monday, Oct. 10th

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The Great Barrington Historical Commission and the Great Barrington Historical Commission are co-sponsoring the rededication of the Newsboy Statue from 10am to 11am on Monday, October 10th (Columbus Day) at Newsboy Park (Route 23/Maple Avenue at Silver Street). The event includes public viewing of the monument and working fountain, performance by members of the Berkshire Read More

Fun & games! Colonial children’s program on July 16th

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Parents–bring your 6-10-year-olds to a terrific FREE program presented by the Great Barrington Historical Society on Saturday, July 16th from 10am to 12noon at the GBHS Town Museum at the Wheeler Farmstead (817 South Main Street,  Great Barrington). Participants will learn how children lived in 18th century Colonial America: what they ate, what they wore, Read More

South County Streetcars program – Friday, April 8th

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Did you know that the only trolley to transverse four states ran right through Great Barrington and Sheffield in the early 20th century?  On Friday, April 8, Gary Leveille will present “Streetcar to Sheffield — a Photographic History of the Berkshire Railway trolley” at 7:30 p.m. at Dewey Hall in Sheffield. Sponsored by the Sheffield Read More

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