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

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A History of New Marlborough
by Hadley K. Turner
A facsimile reproduction of the original history written by Hadley K.Turner in 1944. Written for the 200th anniversary of the New Marlborough Congregational Church, the 150th anniversary of the Southfield Congregational Church and the 100th anniversary of the Hartsville Methodist Church. Paperback.
A facsimile reproduction of the 1916 classic History of Pittsfield, Massachusetts from 1876 to 1916, written by Edward Boltwood and published by the City of Pittsfield. Acid-free paper, Class A archival quality.
A facsimile reproduction of the 1876 classic History of Pittsfield, Massachusetts from 1734 to 1800, written by J.E.A Smith. Acid-free paper, Class A archival quality.
History of Ventfort Hall
by Cornelia Gilder
Now the home of The Museum of the Golden Age, Ventfort Hall, one of our more famous “Berkshire Cottages,” has had a major impact on the history of Lenox. Undergoing continuous restoration, it still hosts tours, lectures, teas, exhibits, theater performances and special programs ‚ and still attracts many visitors. Illustrated.
A facsimile edition of the 1878 classic.
A facsimile reproduction of the 1869 classic , written by J.E.A. Smith. Acid-free paper, Class A archival quality.
Lenox & the Berkshire Highlands
by R. DeWitt Mallary
A facsimile reproduction of essays and addresses designed to orient the stranger within the gates of the Berkshire country, originally published in 1902. Illustrated. Acid-free paper, Class A archival quality.
Through the lively, heartwarming, and often funny interviews with residents old and young, the nostalgic archival photographs, the author’s insightful essays and poetry, and his own impressionistic snapshots, the sad but ultimately uplifting story of the rebirth of North Adams comes to life.