Berkshires Regional Histories 

 

 

 

 

 

Read about the history of Sheffield, Great Barrington, Route 7 to Pittsfield, and much, much more.

We also stock a complete line of local and regional historical books on Berkshire towns including: Stockbridge, West Stockbridge and Lenox; Sheffield, Great Barrington, Monterey and Otis, MA;The Hudson Valley, the Catskills and the Adirondacks

is a part of
Berkshire Regional Histories
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African American Heritage in the Upper Housatonic Valley
by Levinson, David, ed.

Among the Berkshire Hills: An Unconventional Trio
by Sleeper, Elizabeth A.H.

Around Great Barrington & Stockbridge, Massachusetts
by Leveille, Gary T.

Around Great Barrington (Postcard History Series)
by Leveille, Gary T.

Art and the River: Views and Visions of the Housatonic
by Goldberger, Nancy & Scott, Andrea

Bear Town Mountain and Burgoyne Pass: History Recovered
by White, Henry M. & Drew, Bernard A.

Berkshire Bands Encore! A Pictorial Review from 1860 to 1995
by Grieve, Alan B. 

Berkshire Cottages
by Owens, Carole

Berkshire Ghosts, Legends, and Lore
by Rooney, E. Ashley & Lund, D. Peter

The Berkshire Photo Album
by Drew, Bernard A.

The Berkshire Reader
by Nunley, Richard

Berkshire Stories
by Bulkeley, Morgan Jr.

Berkshire Superlatives
by Drew, Bernard A.

The Berkshires: Coach Inns to Cottages
by Owens, Carole

A Bicentennial History of Peru

A Big Cheese for the White House: The True Tale of a Tremendous Cheddar 
by Fleming, Candace

Bill Tague’s Berkshires I
by Resch, Tyler

Bill Tague’s Berkshires II
by Resch, Tyler

The Book of Berkshire
by Clark, Bryan

A Border Tradition
by Bryant, William Cullen

Building the Mass Pike
by Tsipis, Yanni K.

Centennial History of Lee 1878
by Hyde, Rev. C.M.

A Century of Headlines: The Berkshires and the World 1900-2000
by Drew, Bernard A.

The Coming of the Train Vol. 1: 1870-1910
by Donelson, Brian

The Coming of the Train Vol. 2: 1910-1922
by Donelson, Brian

Dam Beavers
by Drew, Bernard A.

Disappearing into North Adams
by Manning, Joe

Dr. Du Bois Rebuilds his Dream House
by Drew, Bernard A.

The Duke of Stockbridge: A Romance of Shay’s Rebellion
by Bellamy, Edward

Early Life in Sheffield
by Miller, James

Eye of Shawenon
by Leveille, Gary

Faded Tracks on Monument Mountain
by Drew, Bernard A.

Foul Ball
by Bouton, Jim

Ghosts of Old Berkshire
by Coxey, Willard Douglas

Gibson’s Grove & Turner’s Landing
by Drew, Bernard A.

Gravestone Inscriptions, Lee, MA 1730-1850
by Wilcox, D.M.

Great Barrington, Great Town, Great History
by Drew, Bernard A.

The Hanging of Ephraim Wheeler: A Story of Rape, Incest, and Justice in Early America
by Brown, Irene Quenzler, Brown, Richard D.

Hannah Climena Pixley: A Life in Monterey, 1862–1953
by Pixley

Hawthorne’s Lenox: The Tanglewood Circle
by Guilder, Cornelia Brooke with Peters, Julia Conklin

Henry Knox and the Revolutionary War Trail in Western Massachusetts
by Drew, Bernard A.

A Hinterland Settlement: Tyringham, Berkshire County, Massachusetts
by Myers, Eloise

Historic Hudson: An Architectural Portrait
by Fone, Byrne

History of Great Barrington, (Berkshire County) Massachusetts
by Taylor, Charles J. & MacLean, Edwin

History of Great Barrington 1882
by Taylor, Charles

History of Great Barrington 1928
by Taylor & MacLean

A History of New Marlborough
by Turner, Hadley K.

History of Pittsfield 1734-1800
by Smith, J.E.A.

History of Pittsfield 1800-1876
by Smith, J.E.A.

History of Pittsfield 1876-1916
by Boltwood, Edward

A History of the County of Berkshire, Massachusetts
by Dewey, Chester & Field, David Dudley, Sr.

History of Ventfort Hall
by Gilder, Cornelia

Houses of the Berkshires 1870-1930: The Architecture of Leisure
by Jackson, Richard S. Jr; Gilder, Cornelia Brooke

The Hudson: A History
by Lewis, Tom

Hudson River Journey: Images from Lake Tear in the Clouds to New York Harbor
by Truesdale, Hardie; Michaels, Joanne

If They Close the Door on You, Go in the Window
by Drew, Bernard A.

In My Blood: Six Generations of Madness and Desire in an American Family
by Sedgwick, John. 

Indian New England Before the Mayflower
by Russell, Howard S. 

Indians of the Berkshires and the Hudson River Valley

by David King

Jonathan Edwards: A Life
by Marsden, George M.

Josh Billings: His Book
by Billings, Josh; introduction by Paul Metcalf

Laurel Hill: Stockbridge, Massachusetts 1853-1953
by Cresson, Margaret French

A Life of John Konkapot
by Miles, Lion G.

Lee, The Centennial Celebration & Centennial History of the Town of Lee, Massachusetts
by Rev. C.M. Hyde, D.D & Alexander Hyde

Lenox and the Berkshire Highlands
by Mallary, R. DeWitt

The Lenox School of Jazz
by Yudkin, Jeremy

Monterey: A Local History 1847-1997
by Murkett, Peter

Mother of Freedom: Mum Bett and the Roots of Abolition
by Rose, Ben Z.

A Murder in Our Town
by Herzog, Arthur

North Adams, MA
by Campanile, Robert

Old Route 7: Along the Berkshire Highway
by Leveille, Gary T.

One Minute a Free Woman
by Piper, Emilie & Levinson, David

A Pictorial History of New Marlborough: A Visual Reminiscence 1735-1940
by Swan, Jon and Sisson, John

Pittsfield: Gem City in the Gilded Age
by Owens, Carole

Pittsfield
by Eisley, Susan

A Portrait of the Northern Berkshires
by Lee, Kelly & Rudd, Eric

Postcard History Series – North Adams
by Campanile, Robert

Randy Trabold’s Northern Berkshire County, MA
by Gengarelly, Tony

The Red Lion Inn Cookbook
by Chase, Suzi Forbes, Gardner, A. Blake

Remembering Main Street: An American Album
by Ross, Pat

A Return to Arcadia: Nineteenth Century Berkshire County Landscapes
by The Berkshire Museum

Route 22
by Swett, Benjamin

Romances of Old Berkshire
by Coxey, Willard Douglas

Saint Peter’s Church: A Parish History
by Drew, Bernard A. 

Sandisfield: Biography of a Town
by Hoffman, Anne

The Sedgwicks in Love
by Kenslea, Timothy

See All the People
by Consolati, Florence

Seldom Told Tales of Sharon, Volume 1
by Kirby, Ed

Seldom Told Tales of Sharon, Volume 2
by Kirby, Ed

Sewing Circles, Dime Suppers, and W.E.B. DuBois: A History of the Clinton A.M.E. Zion Church
by Levinson, David

Sheffield: Frontier Town
by Preiss, Lillian

Sisyphus in the Hayfield: Views of a Berkshire Farmer
by Howard, Walter

Stockbridge: A Chronicle
by Sedgwick, Sarah; Marquand, Christina Sedgwick

Stockbridge: A Chronicle 1739-1939
by Sedgwick, Sarah

Stockbridge: Past and Present
by Jones, Electa 

A Stockbridge Homecoming
by Duffy, Penelope S. 

Stones and Bones of New England
by Rogack, Lisa

This Hill, This Valley
by Borland, Hal

A Time of War: A Northern Chronicle of the Civil War
by Murray, Stuart

Time Pieces: Life in the Berkshires… and Beyond
by Clermont, Paul

The Trout Pool Paradox: The American Lives of Three Rivers
by Black, George

The Unfolding History of the Berkshires
by McLaughlin, David J.

Vital Records of Great Barrington 1850
by New England Historical Genealogical Society

Vital Records of Lee, MA 1777-1801
by Congregational Church

Working the Stone
by Metcalf, Paul & Saradoff, Lucia