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The Great Barrington Historical Society, in collaboration with Saint James Place, will open its ‘Rebels With a Cause’ lecture series with ‘Elizabeth Freeman’s Case for Freedom: The End of Slavery in Massachusetts and the Effects on the Black Community in the Berkshires.’
“We are thrilled that our many months of hard work have been rewarded with this designation [as an Appalachian Trail Community].”
— Cheshire Appalachian Trail Community Committee co-chairs Eileen Quinn and Karen Daigle
After the first expedition departed, 12 more explorers including Rep. William “Smitty” Pignatelli, joined Bernie Drew for an informative loop walk to learn about the Great Barrington history along the eastern bank of the Housatonic River.
The annual celebration of the Appalachian Trail will include a designation ceremony with speakers from North Adams, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.
“More people are getting what it means to be out in nature. We get so keyed into electronic stuff, but the literature is out that there’s such a mental health benefit to time spent in nature.
— Deborah Phillips
Barbara Watkins, owner of Evergreen Fine American Crafts, has led the I Dig GB campaign, organizing sales and special events to draw people to Great Barrington even during the rockiest periods of Main Street Reconstruction.