Archive | June, 2012

Witch: Evolving Perceptions

After reading several books on the subject, The Wolves of Andover & The  Heretic’s Daughter by Kathleen Kent,  Deliverance from Evil by Frances Hill ( while fictional, both are drawn from early America’s tragic historical character’s and events of the 1692 Witch Trials) I became intrigued and decided to visit the coastal village of Salem, […]

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The Berkshire Museum – “Art, history, natural science. Make surprising connections!”

The Berkshire Museum, located in Pittsfield, MA, is a hidden gem.  There are many of these small museums in New England – and probably elsewhere – founded by a local businessman and his family for the betterment of the surrounding community.  In the early 1900s, there were many well to do families who brought their […]

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