Bernard A. Drew

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Bernard A. Drew, his wife, Donna, and daughters have lived in Great Barrington since 1977. He is a newspaper editor and columnist and the author of local Berkshire histories including books about Great Barrington, Monument Mountain, Lake Buel, Beartown, the Knox Trail and, nearing completion, 18th and 19th century waterpowered industry on the Housatonic River. He likes to explore the woods and find the unexpected in plain sight.

Articles by Bernard A. Drew

Great Barrington on the move

Thursday, 8 Oct 2015 - The earliest recorded moving of a house in Great Barrington is in 1793, when the town no l ...

A fly on the wall. Really.

Friday, 1 May 2015 - Wasn’t entertainment so much simpler in 1925? Just scramble up the side of the building, ...