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The Barn is Rising

Posted by on Oct 27, 2022 in Current Events | Comments Off on The Barn is Rising

This week the Dolan-Jenks 19th century Barn, moved from Green River road, has started to be rebuilt on the grounds of the Williamstown Historical Museum. You are welcome to visit the museum in the next week or so to view the unique raising of a barn. Using the 160 year old hand-hewn timbers, David Babcock, of Babcock Bros Restoration, is using his barn restoration skills to construct the classic post and beam structure. It will be a special process and worthwhile to witness.  

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Join Us August 28 for our Hay Day Fair

Posted by on Jul 28, 2022 in Current Events, Family Program, Featured slider | Comments Off on Join Us August 28 for our Hay Day Fair

Join Us August 28 for our Hay Day Fair

The Williamstown Historical Museum invites the public to their fourth annual Hay Day Fair on Sunday, August 28 from 11 am to 3 pm on the grounds of the Museum at 32 New Ashford Road in South Williamstown, on Route 7 just south of the Five Corners.  “Come one, come all, bring friends and children and enjoy. Thanks to the generous lead sponsorship of MountainOne Bank, our outdoor old-fashioned celebration of the end of summer will be full of fun for all ages,” said Patrick Quinn, chair of the Museum’s Programs Committee. “There will be games to play, animals to pet, a silent auction, live...

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Celebrate Black History in Williamstown

Posted by on Feb 7, 2022 in Current Events, Featured slider | Comments Off on Celebrate Black History in Williamstown

Celebrate Black History in Williamstown

Celebrate Black History in Williamstown Previous Lectures Online Lecture: “Black People in 19th-Century White Oaks,” presented by Dustin Griffin. From July of 2021. Online Lecture: “Black People in 19th-Century White Oaks,” presented by Dustin Griffin Online Lecture: “The Chadwells of Williamstown,” presented  by Dustin Griffin. From November of 2020. The Chadwells of Williamstown – Online Lecture   Additional Resources House of Strangers is a book written by Oscar H. Greene, an African American man who grew up in Williamstown during the 1930s. The book is...

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