NEW: American Legion Post 127 display at the Town Museum
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Through the month of February, the Great Barrington Historical Society’s Town Museum at the Wheeler Farmstead is featuring a table display Read More

Be a part of the new Village & Mills of Housatonic exhibit
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The Great Barrington Historical Society is planning an exciting new Museum exhibit on The Village and Mills of Housatonic for March and April. Read More

Come to our Annual Meeting on Tuesday, January 17th
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The Annual Meeting of the Great Barrington Historical Society will be held Tuesday, January 17 at 7 pm at the Teague Senior Center, 917 South Main Street (Route 7), Great Barrington. This “State of the Society” meeting will detail the progress made in 2016 meeting the Society’s goals of preserving town artifacts, providing quality programs Read More

Last weekend for the Greatest Generation exhibit – January 7th & 8th
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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, posters, equipment models, military gear, and lots of other memorabilia–as well as the chance to 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 first provide the background of the attack in his talk “America Enters the Second World 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 this year’s calendar features a beautiful Great Barrington scene by noted local photographer Nancy Fay Read More

By Gary Leveille: The Mystery & History of the GB Newsboy Statue
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EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT! Treasure Buried Under Newsboy Statue! Satanic Symbol on Fountain Stolen! Read More

It’s time for our Annual Appeal. Our future depends on you.
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You’ve probably received our Annual Appeal letter by now. This year, instead of sending out several appeals for support, the GBHS decided to do it only once a year–now! Since every charity and foundation around is also asking for your support., why should you choose to financially support your Great Barrington Historical Society? Well, frankly, Read More

October Saturdays at the Museum & two fun events
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In addition to our usual free Saturday tours of the Great Barrington Historical Society Museum at the Wheeler Farmstead (always 10am to 2pm), we have two fun events there on Saturdays, October 22nd and October 29th. The address is 817 South Main Street (Route 7) in GB. If you have any questions, please call us Read More

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