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July 2021

Lee Earns a Living Exhibit

July 1 - July 31
Lee Chamber of Commerce, 3 Park Place
Lee, MA 01238 United States
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The Lee Historical Society presents “Lee Earns A Living” at the Scolforo Gallery of the Lee Library. The exhibit will trace the development of the local businesses and services from the first 1760 settlements through nearly 100 years of homespun living to the arrival of peddlers and general stores and then to retail stores and professional services. The exhibit will be liberally illustrated with photos, ads, business artifacts and correspondence.  Free and open to the public. Inquire at 413-243-0385 for…

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August 2021

Herman Melville’s Birthday and Monument Mountain Hike

August 1 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Arrowhead and Berkshire Historical Society, 780 Holmes Road
Pittsfield, 01201 United States
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Celebrate the day (August 4, 1850) when Melville met Hawthorne on a hike up Monument Mountain. Read the poem they read together at the summit and share sparkling wine (they had champagne). Meet in the parking lot at Monument Mountain, off Route 7 in Great Barrington. Free event!

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September 2021

Royal Hemlock Trail Hike at the Bidwell House Museum

September 11 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Bidwell House Museum, 100 Art School Road
Monterey, MA 01245 United States
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Join Bidwell House Museum Trustee Richard Greene as he leads you on a walk on the Bidwell House Museum grounds as well as the BNRC’s Hudson-Howard property. This hike traces the route of the early residents of Township No. 1 from their homes to the 1st meeting house on a hill near the Museum. This walk will take you down old roadways, past foundations and stone walls of long-ago homesteads, and allow you to explore flora and fauna along the…

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Raid on Township #1 – Reenactment Weekend

September 18 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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One event on September 19, 2021 at 10:00 AM

Bidwell House Museum, 100 Art School Road
Monterey, MA 01245 United States
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$15 – $20

Experience a recreation of raids conducted by British Regular Forces along with Native and Loyalist allies in the Mohawk Valley after the Saratoga Campaign, 1778-1783. Reenactors will put on two public battle demonstrations to show how the raids were conducted, as well as provide visitors an idea of what the military camps looked like when both the British and Continental Armies were in Campaign. Cooking and sewing projects as well as fatigue duty will help bring to life a camp…

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Raid on Township #1 – Reenactment Weekend

September 19 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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One event on September 19, 2021 at 10:00 AM

Bidwell House Museum, 100 Art School Road
Monterey, MA 01245 United States
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$15 – $20

Experience a recreation of raids conducted by British Regular Forces along with Native and Loyalist allies in the Mohawk Valley after the Saratoga Campaign, 1778-1783. Reenactors will put on two public battle demonstrations to show how the raids were conducted, as well as provide visitors an idea of what the military camps looked like when both the British and Continental Armies were in Campaign. Cooking and sewing projects as well as fatigue duty will help bring to life a camp…

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October 2021

A Walk Through History

October 2 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Bidwell House Museum, 100 Art School Road
Monterey, MA 01245 United States
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Join Rob Hoogs, President of the Bidwell House Museum Board of Trustees, as he leads you on a historical hike along old, rough colonial roads. You will investigate cellar holes, a charcoal hearth, and beautiful old stone walls, ending on a hillside overlooking Stedman Pond, with filtered views into the Tyringham Valley. The walk is approximately 3 miles and will take around 3 hours. Wear appropriate shoes and bring water and a snack. This walk does not include a tour…

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