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The Unfolding History of the Berkshires

  • 106 Pages
  • 1.44 MB
  • English
Pentacle Press
Local history, History, History: American, Northeastern & North Atlantic states, History / United States, General, United States - Northeast - New England (General), United States - State & Local - New En
The Physical Object
FormatPerfect Paperback
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11811322M
ISBN 10097635005X
ISBN 139780976350057

The Unfolding History of the Berkshires is fully documented and indexed and contains travel tips, recommendations for further reading and highlights the libraries and Historical Societies available for further research.

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Pittsfield is truly the heart of the Berkshires. The Berkshire Hills of western Massachusetts have long been a cultural mecca and an area of exceptional natural beauty, and Pittsfield, the area's largest community, has always been at the center.

The town was the adopted home of such literary luminaries as Oliver Wendell Holmes and Herman Melville, who wrote.

History. During the American Revolution a Continental Army force under Henry Knox brought captured cannons from Fort Ticonderoga by ox-drawn sleds south along the west bank of the Hudson River from the fort to Albany, where he then crossed the Hudson.

Knox and his men continued east through the Berkshires and finally arrived in ion: 2, ft ( m). Wharton was born to a Gilded Age elite New York City family but, in a very modern way, created her own career as a female writer, a story well-chronicled in the book.

The Margaret H. Hall Library and Archives contains over cubic feet of manuscripts, linear feet of books, maps and atlases, oral history tapes, photographic images.

A finding aid to the manuscript collections can be found here. Go to bottom of this page for links to articles from Berkshire History. InSir Francis Bernard, governor of the colony of Massachusetts, conferred the name Berkshires on the region, in honor of his home county in Author: Jonathan Kandell.

The History of Pittsfield (Berkshire County), Massachusetts, Volume 1.

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The History of Pittsfield (Berkshire County), Massachusetts, Joseph Edward Adams Smith. The History of Pittsfield, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, from the Year to the YearJoseph Edward Adams Smith.

History of Berkshire. Historically, Berkshire has been bordered to the north by the ancient boundary of the River Thames. However, much of the border with Oxfordshire for the western part of the county was moved in The Unfolding History of the Berkshires: The Gilded Age by David J.

McLaughlin avg rating — 2 ratings — published   The Ashley House tells the intertwined stories of the Ashleys and the enslaved African Americans who lived in the Berkshires in the 18th century.

Mum Bett, who was enslaved in the Ashley House, helped end slavery in Massachusetts. Inshe sued Col. Ashley for her freedom and won. A history of the county of Berkshire, Massachusetts, in two parts, the first being a general view of the county, the second, an account of the several towns by Field, David D.

(David Dudley), ; Dewey, Chester, ; Berkshire association of Congregational ministers (Berkshire County, Mass.). It has won four national awards and is sold as both an adult and young adult title. He has also written several young adult books about individual Indian societies, including the Huron, Mohawk, Oneida, Navajo, Nez Perce, and Haida.

King lives in the Berkshires with his Author: David C. King. The history and works of Shakespeare & Company are revealed in 'Shakespeare & Company: When Action is Eloquence,' co-written by company member Bella Merlin and Founding Artistic Director Tina Packer.

History of Taconic and Mount Washington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts: its location, scenery and history, from to History of Great Barrington, (Berkshire County,) Massachusetts. The History of Pittsfield, (Berkshire County,) Massachusetts. Vol 2, pt The history of Pittsfield (Berkshire County), Massachusetts.

Large blank book composed of ruled paper printed with forty horizontal lines in (now faint) blue ink. The text block includes thirty gatherings of various sizes, each about a dozen leaves per gathering, and originally had interior leaves cut to measure 13⅝ × 9 inches (35 × 23 cm).

Berkshire County, located in the far western region of Massachusetts, is one of the premier destination spots in all of New England. The Berkshires offer an enormous wealth of Cultural Events and Arts that attract visitors the world over. Attractions such as Tanglewood, the Norman Rockwell Museum, the Hancock Shaker Village, MASS MoCA, the Sterling and Clark Art.

Welcome to the official Berkshires of Western Massachusetts travel and vacation resource. Find museums, theaters, lodging, restaurants, shopping, deals, and events for the entire Berkshire region. Visit the Berkshires today. The state deployed two epidemiologists to the Berkshires this week to address that mystery, she said.

A spokeswoman for the state's Executive Office of Health and Human Services said the majority of the state's coronavirus cases stem from travel or contact with an infected person, while points of origin in Berkshire County remain unidentified.

The Berkshires of Massachusetts have long been known as a winter sports paradise. Forty-four ski areas arose from the s to the s. The Thunderbolt Ski Trail put the Berkshires on the map for challenging terrain.

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Major ski resorts like Brodie Mountain sparked the popularity of night skiing with lighted : TheHistoryPress. 36 Hours in the Berkshires. A sense of that history is one reason that I keep returning to favorite Berkshire spots. But this summer new attractions and renovations are making their mark on.

Shots rang out in a prominent Pittsfield family home on the morning of Augending the life of young socialite May Fosburgh. Who pulled the trigger was unclear, and the scandal captivated attention well beyond the Berkshires.

Her brother was a top suspect, but the distraught Brand: Arcadia Publishing SC. Attend a closed rehearsal by the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood, and take an evening BSO concert in The Shed.

Enjoy a performance by one of the area’s widely renowned and reviewed theater companies, such as Barrington Stage Company, Berkshire Theatre Group, Williamstown Theater Company or Shakespeare & Co. Cereus revealing opening petals and modified sepals. Seriously, we need to acknowledge untold wonder when one beholds the spurious unfolding of a night-blooming.

Meanwhile, many in the Berkshires are waiting for the biggest shoe of all to drop, or not: the Tanglewood Music Festival. A spokesperson for the Boston Symphony Orchestra said Tuesday that the BSO Author: Don Aucoin. She has edited town newsletters, chaired a local cultural council, and assisted the town of Sandisfield with park planning, a th town birthday celebration and history book.

She was recognized as an Unsung Heroine in by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women and by Berkshire Magazine as one of the 25 most dedicated, creative. BOOK REVIEW: ‘The Uninhabitable Earth,’ a grisly, sobering look at climate change By Dook Snyder Saturday, Apr 6, the state was hit instead with the deadliest fire in its history—the Camp Fire, which scorched several hundred square miles outside of Chico, killing dozens and leaving many more missing in a place called, proverbially.Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, The Bayer tapestry: an unfolding history from Imprint Newbury, Berkshire: Bayer UK, [] History of the Bayer Corporation in the form of the Bayeux Tapestry, published on the th anniversary of the Bayer Group.Buy The history and genealogy of the Van Deusens of Van Deusen Manor, Great Barrington, Berkshire County, Massachusetts by Louis Hasbrouck Sahler (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

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