Experience the rich history, culture and nature in the Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area through hiking, biking, historic homes, river experiences and more.

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The Latest News About the Housatonic Heritage Area.

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Events

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Education

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Programs & Initiatives

We seek to to tell the story of the Upper Housatonic Valley by interpreting our unique heritage in compelling and engaging ways.

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The Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area includes nine towns in Connecticut and twenty in Massachusetts.

EVENTS

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Pittsfield, MA–Chester Bailey performance @ Barrington Stage Company--Indoors at the Boyd-Quinson Stage
Jun 25 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
In a stateside hospital at the close of World War II, a young man recovers from catastrophic injuries. Or so the doctors have told him. But Chester Bailey denies what’s happened to him has actually[...]
Sharon, CT–Community Bird Tour @ Sharon Audubon Center
Jun 26 @ 8:30 am – 10:00 am
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Jun 26 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
Beckley Furnace, Connecticut’s only designated Industrial Monument, is the centerpiece of the Upper Housatonic Valley’s Iron Heritage Trail. Beckley Furnace was built in 1847 by John Adam Beckley, great-grandson of Esquire Samuel Forbes and grandson[...]
Pittsfield, MA–Chester Bailey performance @ Barrington Stage Co.--Indoors at the Boyd-Quinson Stage
Jun 26 @ 3:00 pm
3:00 pm
In a stateside hospital at the close of World War II, a young man recovers from catastrophic injuries. Or so the doctors have told him. But Chester Bailey denies what’s happened to him has actually[...]
Pittsfield, MA–Chester Bailey performance @ Barrington Stage Company--Indoors at the Boyd-Quinson Stage
Jun 26 @ 7:30 pm
7:30 pm
In a stateside hospital at the close of World War II, a young man recovers from catastrophic injuries. Or so the doctors have told him. But Chester Bailey denies what’s happened to him has actually[...]
Pittsfield, MA–Chester Bailey performance @ Barrington Stage Co.--Indoors at the Boyd-Quinson Stage
Jun 27 @ 3:00 pm
3:00 pm
In a stateside hospital at the close of World War II, a young man recovers from catastrophic injuries. Or so the doctors have told him. But Chester Bailey denies what’s happened to him has actually[...]
6:00 pm
ESTABLISHED IN 1898, THE RESERVATION WAS THE FIRST LAND PRESERVED-IN-TRUST FOR THE CITIZENS OF MASSACHUSETTS AS A WILDERNESS PARK; THE FLAGSHIP PROPERTY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CONSERVATION AND RECREATION. AT AN ELEVATION OF 3,491 FEET,[...]

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Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area

In partnership with the National Park Service