Egremont Archives Room

Egremont’s Local History Museum & Archives Room was established in 1976 as part of the Town’s Bicentennial celebration. It is located in space donated by the Town in the rooms upstairs of the historic Egremont Academy building on Button Ball Lane, today the Egremont Free Library. Its books, photos, and historic artifacts were all donated to the Museum by the Town and its residents, past and present.

Downloadable & Searchable Excel database of Archives Room inventory items:

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Visit us to find:

  • Library of texts relating to the history and laws of Massachusetts, Berkshire County and Egremont
  • Museum of historical objects relating to the Town of Egremont, donated by its inhabitants
  • Archival data, including but not limited to: historic maps and documents, house histories, genealogies, historic postcards, and photographs
  • A searchable, electronic database of archival information, from an inventory of all museum and Library items to historic maps, house histories and photos of the artifacts that populate the museum and comprise Egremont’s history
  • Information and brochures on historic walking and driving tours of Egremont
  • Knowledgeable and helpful volunteers who have a vast knowledge of the archives and museum, and who are happy to answer questions about our Town and its history

Egremont’s Local History Museum & Archives Room is open the first Saturday of the month from 9:00 a.m. to Noon, and by appointment. To schedule a time to meet, please email and someone will get back to you.

1 Button Ball Lane, South Egremont
Second Floor of the Egremont Free Library

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