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An Update on our Dolan-Jenks Barn Restoration Project

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An Update on our Dolan-Jenks Barn Restoration Project

By Kendall McGowan This article was published in our Summer 2021 newsletter. Read more of the newsletter here. If you’ve been down Route 43 recently, you will have noticed that the barn located at 1101 Green River Road has been taken down. But it will not be disappearing from the Williamstown landscape. The Williamstown Historical Museum has embarked on a special project to preserve the iconic Dolan-Jenks barn, which was generously donated to the museum by Carole and Peter Dolan. Now that it is fully dismantled, the components will be restored and then moved and reassembled behind the WHM at...

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Online Lecture: “Writing Local History,” presented by Dustin Griffin

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Online Lecture:  “Writing Local History,” presented by Dustin Griffin

Join us online on Saturday, June 19, at 11 a.m. for an informative illustrated lecture on researching local history by Dustin Griffin.

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Online lecture – Saturday, May 29, 11 a.m. “The Williamstown Meetinghouse from Yesterday to Today,” presented by Pat Leach

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Online lecture – Saturday, May 29, 11 a.m. “The Williamstown Meetinghouse from Yesterday to Today,” presented by Pat Leach

Please join the WHM on Saturday, May 29, at 11 a.m. for a fascinating online lecture on the history of the Williamstown meetinghouse, presented by Pat Leach.

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Special Exhibit: Baseball in Williamstown

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Special Exhibit: Baseball in Williamstown

Visit our new special exhibit featuring the history of Baseball in Williamstown, opening May 8!

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The History of Oblong Road

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The History of Oblong Road

Oblong Road was one of the earliest parts of Williamstown to be settled, and is the focus of Dustin Griffin’s latest lecture for the museum. Please join us on Saturday, April 17, at 11 a.m. for an online lecture, “The History of Oblong Road.”

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WHM’s Late Winter 2021 Newsletter

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WHM’s Late Winter 2021 Newsletter

Please enjoy the latest, refreshed edition of WHM’s newsletter! Within it you will find: An article about the first Williamstown summer theater, which preceded the Williamstown Theater Festival by almost 20 years An article about the Stockbridge-Munsee Community and Williamstown’s 1965 Bicentennial An article previewing Patricia Leach’s upcoming lecture on Williamstown’s meetinghouses Information about other upcoming lectures, like Christine DeLucia’s on the meaning of local place names Books on local history available for sale through the WHM… and...

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