Events and Exhibits
The Stockbridge Library Museum has various exhibits from the historical collection on display throughout the library, see Calendar. Also, special events are planned to benefit the Historical Room.
Saturday, June 8 at 4:00 pm
Cemetery Tour: Where Do I Get That? Making a Living in 1875
Join us on Saturday, June 8, 2013 from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. for the second monthly cemetery tour of 2013, staffed by our Museum & Archives. This month’s tour is Where Do I Get That? Making a Living in 1875. You will learn where residents got the goods and services needed in daily life in 1875 Stockbridge. Along the way, you will meet the shopkeepers, laborers, and manufacturers who lived here, and discover the surprising range of work available in town.
This is the second of 6 monthly tours of the Stockbridge Cemetery, May through October. Each monthly tour has a different theme. All tours take place on Saturdays, from 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. Parking is available at the Old Town Hall on Main Street. A suggested donation of $5.00 is welcome.
For more information, contact the Stockbridge Library at 413-298-5501 or karensmarshall [at] yahoo.com.
Saturday, June 22 at 2:00 pm
Tea With Abigail: A Living History Program
Presented by the Museum & Archives:
Abigail Williams (1721-1791) will receive callers for tea in the Library’s Bement Room. Nineteenth and early twentieth century Stockbridge ladies (all in period costumes) will stop by for tea and local gossip of their times.
Tables will be set up so guests may partake of refreshments as well as listen to and join in the conversation. Tickets will be $5 (available at the Library).
Reservations are suggested as space is limited. For more information contact the library at 413-298-5501 or ballen[at]cwmars.org.