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Historic Sites & Gardens

The region of the Berkshires has been a hotbed for cultural and political revolutionaries, as well as the aristocracy, dignitaries and icons alike. Much of that history has been well preserved in the built and natural landscapes dotting these hills and valleys. The cultural magnetism of the region brought with it some very impressive horticulture as well as a local community that deeply valued the character of its historic homes and villages so that great efforts were made to preserve this rich heritage. Here are some of what the Berkshires has to offer.

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    Weekly Birding at The Mount

    Space is limited. Registration is required. Learn the skills for birding by sight and song as we look for numerous bird species, including bobolinks, bald eagles, vireos, and wood warblers. We offer two different tours, a moderate tour and an interme Read more

    Jul 23, 2019

    8:00 AM

    The Mount, Edith Wharton's Home

    Lenox Museums

  • Hancock Shaker Village Featured

    SUMMER PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN

    Summer on the Farm for children entering grades 2-4 A week-long program engaging children in all aspects of our vibrant outdoor museum and living farm which offers fun and self-confidence building through traditional craft instruction, barn & garden Read more

    Jul 23, 2019

    9:00 AM

    Hancock Shaker Village

    Museums Pittsfield

  • Hancock Shaker Village Featured

    SUMMER PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN

    Summer on the Farm for children entering grades 2-4 A week-long program engaging children in all aspects of our vibrant outdoor museum and living farm which offers fun and self-confidence building through traditional craft instruction, barn & garden Read more

    Jul 24, 2019

    9:00 AM

    Hancock Shaker Village

    Museums Pittsfield

  • Norman Rockwell Event

    Rockwell Society Annual Director’s Luncheon, My Adventures as an Illustrator Re-release

    July 24th, 12 – 1:30 p.m. Rockwell Society Annual Director’s Luncheon, My Adventures as an Illustrator Re-release Director/CEO Laurie Norton Moffatt is pleased to host Benefactor’s Circle and above Rockwell Society members for a private luncheon to Read more

    Jul 24, 2019

    12:00 PM

    Norman Rockwell Museum

    Museums Stockbridge

  • Hancock Shaker Village Featured

    SUMMER PROGRAM FOR CHILDREN

    Summer on the Farm for children entering grades 2-4 A week-long program engaging children in all aspects of our vibrant outdoor museum and living farm which offers fun and self-confidence building through traditional craft instruction, barn & garden Read more

    Jul 25, 2019

    9:00 AM

    Hancock Shaker Village

    Museums Pittsfield

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