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Great Barrington, Massachusetts, USA (Housatonic) - 1916
Great Barrington, a banking post-village of Berk shire co., Mass., in Great Barrington township (town), on the Housatonic River and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R.. 17 miles (direct) SSW. of Pittsfield. It is situated in the picturesque Berkshire Hills and is a favorite summer-resort. Many of the private mansion! are among the finest in the United States. The Congregational church contains a magnificent organ with nearly 4000 pipes. The town has manufactures of cotton and woollen goods, electrical appliances, etc. Quarries of good building-stone are worked here. The Sedgwick Institute is located here. Pop. of the town in 19(10, 5854. Elevation, 720 feet.
Lippincotts New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
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