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Candlelight and chocolate tours of Arrowhead

Visit Herman Melville’s Arrowhead by candlelight!  Following the guided tour, enjoy delicious desserts and camaraderie.  By reservation only, $25/person.  The November dates sold out!  Dates/times: Thursday 12/29 and Friday 12/30…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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Melville in Love

On August 17 in the Red Barn at Herman Melville’s Arrowhead, author Michael Shelden talked about his new book “Melville in Love.” This biography discloses the secret affair Melville had…More

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