Great Barrington is celebrating its 250th anniversary this year with events throughout 2011. The first eventÂ pertains to Revolutionary War hero General Henry Knox and the Knox Trail which runs from Ticonderoga NY through Great Barrington to Boston. As part of the event, Gary Leveille of GB Historical wrote and recorded a group of Henry …
Housatonic Heritage maintains an events page on their site, which currently includes Arrowhead’s holiday candlelight tours, Mass MoCA’s Deedle Deedle Dees, the educational rock band, and other Berkshire events of interest to history lovers.Â Â Keep us posted about your events, and we will post them there! http://www.housatonicheritage.org
W.E.B. Du Bois: A Life Examined taught by Du Bois scholar Dr. Homer (Skip) Meade is a four-part course exploring the many contributions made by this scholar, sociologist, environmentalist, human rights advocate, visionary and writer. Dr. Meade, with the assistance of the University ofÂ Massachusetts Special Collections staff, will guide participants through a reading of …
Free Workshop for K-12 History Teachers The National History Education Clearinghouse is offering their TeachingHistory.org workshop on Saturday, January 8th at the Marriott Boston Copley Place during the American Historical Association’s Annual Conference in Boston. Register for this free workshop by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions, please contact Jennifer Rosenfeld at email@example.com.
The Massachusetts Archives will be offering an Architectural Plans workshop on Tuesday, February 8, 2011, at 9:00 AM.Â The workshop will cover the depth and breadth of the Archives collection of over 60,000 architectural plans. Archives staff will discuss the types of plans researchers are likely to find in the Archives, the kinds of information …