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Virtual Lecture: “Why Here? The Rise of Berkshire County Industry”

Jan 25 Wed @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Wednesday, January 25, 5:30 pm Why Here? The Rise of Berkshire County Industry Drive around the county, and it’s hard to miss the large, brick building on the corner, behind the trees, or down the street. They’re in almost every town, over 500 of them in the Berkshires by the end of the 1800s, producing glass, …

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Why Here? The Rise of Berkshire County Industry

Jan 25 Wed @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Free

Drive around the county, and it’s hard to miss the large, brick building on the corner, behind the trees, or down the street. These massive factories were in almost every town, over 500 of them in the Berkshires by the end of the 1800s - producing glass, cloth, iron, paper, shoes, rakes, or dozens of …

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