“Why Here? The Rise of Berkshire County’s Industrial Might”
Saturday April 15, 2017
2:00 PM until 3:00 PM
Local historian and author of Berkshire County’s Industrial Heritage, John Dickson, will discuss through historic photos the impact of the 19th century mills and factories that tell a story of enterprising young men and women – owners and immigrant labor - harnessing the power of the water to make products and profits and to make a living for their families.
This program is approved for Forum Credit for Berkshire Community College Students.
Be River Smart is a month long celebration in April at the Berkshire Athenaeum.
All programs are free and open to the public.
Be River Smart month is coordinated by the Housatonic Valley Association.
These programs are made possible by the generous support of the Pittsfield Cultural Council , the Friends of the Berkshire Athenaeum and the Berkshire Athenaeum
About the Housatonic Valley Association
Location: Library Auditorium
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