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Berkshires: Past and Present

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Berkshires: Past and Present

Mary L. Martin and E. Ashley Rooney

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Take a tour of the Berkshire Hills and travel along the nation’s first scenic route, the Mohawk Trail; delight in the sounds of the Tanglewood Music Center and the Shelbourne and Bish-Bash Falls; visit landmarks including Hancock Shaker Village, the town of Lenox, and Jacob’s Ladder. More than 350 color images take you back in time to show how the Berkshires came to be the recreational and cultural mecca that it is today. See why this was the summer getaway place for the elite from the North for many years. This is a keepsake that residents and tourists alike will treasure, and with 250 vintage postcards, collectors worldwide will also find this a valuable resource.

Size: 11″ x 8 1/2″ | 288 color images | Index | 128 pp
ISBN13: 9780764331336 | Binding: soft cover


Mary Martin is owner of Mary Martin Postcards, a three-generation family business and the largest postcard operation in the world.Ashley Rooney has written several books including Greetings from Cambridge, Massachusetts and Boston: Past and Present. She lives in Massachusetts.