W.E.B. Du Bois Center is a non-profit education center providing the community with meaningful programs and exhibits that perpetuate civil rights leader W.E.B. Du Bois’s legacy of social justice.
Great Barrington Historical Society’s goal is to stimulate interest in local history and to collect and preserve records and articles relevant to our town in a museum for viewing and active research.
Friends of the Du Bois Homesite has been working with the University of Massachusetts/Amherst to restore the W.E.B. Du Bois Boyhood Homesite, a National Historic Landmark to the Great Barrington native, leading scholar and civil rights activist.
Natural Bridge State Park. Discover a geologic wonder at this 48 acre park. Examine the only naturally formed white marble arch and man-made white marble dam in North America, and tour an abandoned marble quarry.
Western Gateway Heritage State Park. A former railroad yard, this urban park uses historical artifacts and exhibits to bring to life the controversial and danger-filled construction of the Hoosac Tunnel, one of the greatest engineering feats of the 19th century.
Western Gateway Heritage State Park is located at 115 State Street, Building 4, North Adams, MA 01247.
Phone: (413) 663-6312