Press About The Berkshires

Itinerary: Berkshires, National Trust for Historic Preservation

A historic playground for artists and Gilded-Age elite endures as an idyllic Northeast cultural hub.

By Bruce D. Snider | From Preservation | Summer 2013

Of all the old and special places in North America, the Berkshires region of western Massachusetts was among the first to be considered as such. Settled in significant numbers only after the French and Indian War, the area became a magnet for writers and artists less than a century later… read more.