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Great News!
The Great Barrington Historical Society has been awarded a $50,000 grant by Great Barrington's Community Preservation Committee for renovation of the original Dutch Wagon House on the Wheeler Farmstead. This amount also qualifies toward the $100,000 Fitzpatrick Matching Grant received last year.

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The Great Barrington Fire Department:
 A History
Join us  for this FREE program on Wednesday, May 27th at 7pm
at the Claire Teague Senior Center, 917 Main Street, Gt. Barrington

       Downtown fires that changed GB . . . muster teams . . . motorized trucks . . . major fires in Housatonic . .  . it's all in this program! Mike Fitzpatrick, a retired firefighter of 33 years (5 as Chief) will share fascinating stories and historical tidbits of a remarkable organization that has saved lives and protected property in this community since 1854. Over 80 slides of historical photographs! Don't miss it . . 
        For directions or more information, please call us at 413-591-8702
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