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The Whale Guitar

The Whale Guitar is a sonic work of art with a mission.

Come hear the Whale Guitar – 6 pm, July 5 at Arrowhead, headquarters of the Berkshire County Historical Society,…More

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New book of historic postcards

Over 200 postcards depicting the history of Pittsfield, all in one handsomely printed book! Volunteers at the Berkshire County Historical Society combed through the thousands of cards in our collection,…More

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Exhibit: Berkshire Writers in Cartoons

In the small red barn at Arrowhead is our summer exhibit, Berkshire Writers in Cartoons. Exhibit curator Jeff Aldrich searched out dozens of cartoons inspired by the writings of Edith…More

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Arrowhead open for the season

Herman Melville’s Arrowhead opened for the season on Monday, May 23.  Come enjoy a guided tour of the house, self-guided tour of the historic landscape, and new exhibits in the…More

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Baseball in the Berkshires – the book!

Baseball in the Berkshires: A County’s Common Bond  is now available in book form.  Come to Arrowhead to buy your copy!

This book tells the extraordinary history of baseball in Berkshire…More

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In the Heart of the Sea

Herman Melville goes to Hollywood!  The Ron Howard movie, “In the Heart of the Sea,” features Melville in this story of whaling and survival.  The movie is based on the…More

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