Upper Housatonic Valley
African American Heritage Trail

Local Sites


Local Sites 

for the Study of
 Regional African American History

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W.E.B. Du Bois Boyhood Homesite. Boulder. Site of the 1969 Memorial Dedication    View of the Samuel Harrison house built mid-1850s     Col Ashley House, Ashley Falls. 2007. The Trustees of Reservations.
Du Bois Homesite      Samuel Harrison House     Col Ashley House

W.E.B. Du Bois National Historic Site

Samuel Harrison Society

The Trustees of Reservations


More Du Bois Sites

Du Bois National Historic Site

Anthropology Field School, UMass Amherst

Du Bois Center, UMass Amherst

Credo, Dept of Special Collections and 
University Archives, UMass Amherst

Du Bois Department of Afro-American Studies, UMass Amherst

Du Bois Homesite Virtual Tour

Du Bois Center at Great Barrington

W E.B. Du Bois Global Resource Collection
Du Bois and Great Barrington

W.E. B. Du Bois River Garden, Housatonic River Walk

More Local Sites

Arrowhead, Pittsfield

Berkshire Athenaeum, Pittsfield

Berkshire Historical Society, Pittsfield

Berkshire Visitors Bureau

Connecticut Historical Society, Hartford

Connecticut State Library

Cornwall Historical Society

Falls Village-Canaan Historical Society

Freel Library, Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, North Adams

Great Barrington Historical Society

House of Local History, Williamstown

Kent Historical Society

Lee Library

Litchfield Historical Society

Mason Library, Great Barrington

Norfolk Historical Society

Sharon Historical Society

Sheffield Historical Society

Simon's Rock College Library, Great Barrington

Williams College: Sawyer Library, Chapin Library,
and Williams College Archives

Upper Housatonic Valley National Heritage Area

American Folklife Center of The Library of Congress:
The Civil Rights History Project.
Collection Description for
the Upper Housatonic Valley African American Trail

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Resources Beyond the 
Upper Housatonic Valley

Museum of African American History  Boston

Massachusetts African-American Heritage Bike Route

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture  Harlem

National Center of Afro-American Artists (NCAAA)  Boston

Discover Roxbury  Boston area

Royall House and Slave Quarters  Medford, Massachusetts

Connecticut Freedom Trail

Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance & Abolition  
New Haven

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture








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Last Updated:
March 15, 2011