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6 08, 2013


2017-02-08T15:09:17+00:00 August 6th, 2013|Categories: Historic Sites/Museums, Things to Do|

Chesterwood is the country home, studio and gardens of America’s foremost sculptor, Daniel Chester French (1850-1931), known for the Minute Man in Concord, MA, and the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC. Historic site offers sweeping views, annual contemporary sculpture show, family events and picnic area, hiking trails; groups & weddings welcome.

4 Williamsville Rd
PO Box 827
Stockbridge, MA 01262

(413) 298-3579





6 08, 2013

Clark Art Institute

2017-01-03T12:29:08+00:00 August 6th, 2013|Categories: Historic Sites/Museums, Things to Do|

The Clark combines great art with a setting of profound natural beauty. The collection features European and American paintings, sculpture, works on paper, & decorative arts from the Renaissance to the early 20th century. The collection is rich in French Impressionist and Academic paintings and works by American artists Homer, Inness, and Sargent.

225 South Street
Williamstown, MA 01267

(413) 458-2303







1 04, 2015

Historic New England’s Merwin House

2017-02-03T15:24:28+00:00 April 1st, 2015|Categories: Historic Sites/Museums, Things to Do|

Discover some Stockbridge history at Merwin House. Stop by the Stockbridge Room to see the Library and Museum collection of artifacts that showcase the town’s history. Then explore the Doane family’s summer retreat, “Tranquility.”

14 Main Street
Stockbridge, MA 01262





6 08, 2013

Naumkeag House and Gardens

2017-01-03T12:29:08+00:00 August 6th, 2013|Categories: Historic Sites/Museums, Things to Do|

Gilded Age mansion offering guided and self-guided tours of the historic house and landscaped grounds. With 44 rooms in the main house and more than 10 acres of gardens designed by Fletcher Steele, Naumkeag offers a delightful way to spend a summer day. The Oak Café at Naumkeag is open 7 days week from 10-5 seasonally, picnics also available.

5 Prospect Hill Road
Stockbridge, MA 01262

(413) 298-8138 (May-Oct)





6 08, 2013

Norman Rockwell Museum

2017-02-01T15:25:29+00:00 August 6th, 2013|Categories: Historic Sites/Museums, Things to Do|

“A must-see in the Berkshires!” View the largest collection of original Rockwell art, with changing exhibitions of his work and other illustrators. Rockwell’s studio open May-Oct. Free gallery talks. 36 scenic acres. Seasonal Terrace Café. See us on Trip Advisor. Open daily, year-round.

9  Glendale Road, Route 183 (1/4 mi. South on Rte. 183 from the intersection of Rte. 102 & 183)
Stockbridge, MA 01262

(413) 298-4100





8 08, 2013

Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives

2017-02-03T12:38:40+00:00 August 8th, 2013|Categories: Historic Sites/Museums, Things to Do|

The mission of the Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives is to be a vibrant center of community life in Stockbridge. The Library serves the needs of the residents of Stockbridge and the surrounding communities by promoting lifelong learning, strengthening community, and preserving the historical record of the town.

46 Main Street
P.O. Box 119
Stockbridge, MA 01262

(413) 298-5501



Photo credit: Todd Norwood

6 08, 2013

The Bidwell House Museum

2017-01-03T12:29:08+00:00 August 6th, 2013|Categories: Historic Sites/Museums, Things to Do|

The Bidwell House Museum re-creates the history of family life in the Berkshires in the frontier setting of the 1750’s. Colonial life comes alive in an authentic all restored salt box surrounded by 18th & 19th century furnishing. 192 acres. Summer program. Trail walks. Heirloom vegetable garden. Picnic tables

PO Box 537
100 Art School Road
Monterey, MA 01245

(413) 528-6888





6 08, 2013

The Mission House

2017-01-03T12:29:08+00:00 August 6th, 2013|Categories: Historic Sites/Museums, Things to Do|

Journey back in time at this Colonial-era house and museum, a National Historic Landmark that tells the story of the Stockbridge Mohicans and missionary John Sergeant. Learn what happened here where Stockbridge began. Trace the many trails of the Mohicans to their present day home. Indian Museum open daily spring-fall 10am-4pm. Guided house tours at 10am & 11am daily in summer (except T & W) and on fall weekends and holidays. NEW in 2011 – additional summer weekend tours at 12noon, 1pm, 2pm.

19 Main Street, one block west of the intersection of Rts. 7 & 102
Stockbridge, MA 01262

(413) 298-3239 ext 3000