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Stonewall restoration at Arrowhead

When Herman Melville and his family moved to Arrowhead in 1850, it was already an old farm. The stonewall along Holmes Road was probably already there. After a couple hundred…More

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Arrowhead opens for tours on May 22

Herman Melville’s Arrowhead is open daily for tours May 22 through mid-October.  Take a house tour, explore exhibits and the nature trail.  This year we feature “Enchanted Berkshires: Where Fairies…More

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Post Office Exhibit: Pittsfield’s Buildings

Buildings and neighborhoods – places where generations have lived, worked, and played – illustrate the Pittsfield’s history. Some buildings are gone, surviving in memories, photographs, and postcards.

In the late 1960s,…More

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New book of historic postcards

Over 200 postcards depicting the history of Pittsfield, all in one handsomely printed book! Volunteers at the Berkshire County Historical Society combed through the thousands of cards in our collection,…More

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