A Presentation: Discovering Historic Kennedy Park through Photos - Lenox 250th Anniversary

A Presentation:  Discovering Historic Kennedy Park through Photos

 Sunday, October 22, 1:30 pm

 at Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary

Join Jan Chague, Lenox Historical Society, to learn the secrets of Kennedy Park at a presentation given at the Sanctuary’s well-known 18th century barn.

You will explore the remnants of a by-gone era through photos and learn about the people who traversed the land.  You will also discover aspects of the Aspinwall Hotel once touted as “Hotel Beautiful.”

Meet at Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary, 472 W Mountain Rd, Lenox, MA.  From the Mass. Turnpike (Rt I-90): Take exit 2 (Lee) and follow Rt 20 west for 6.6 miles (Rt 20 merges with Rt 7). Turn left onto W Dugway Road and the sanctuary is 1.6 miles ahead on the right.

From the North: Take Rt 7 and Rt 20 south from Park Square in the center of Pittsfield for 4.9 miles. Turn right onto West Dugway Road and the sanctuary is 1.6 miles ahead on the right.

This event is part of the Housatonic Heritage Walks and is co-sponsored by Mass Audubon’s Pleasant Valley Wildlife Sanctuary and the Lenox Historical Society.  The presentation runs about 1.5 hours and is free and open to the public.  For more information, call Jan Chague at 413-637-1818 or 413-.441-9971.

Jan Chague is a member of the Lenox Historical Society and recent author of History of Lenox Furnace and Lenox Dale.  The book is available at the Lenox Historical Society, The Bookstore, Lenoxology, Pleasant Valley Sanctuary, The Mount, and Arrowhead.

For more Lenox 250th events, visit www.lenox250th.org.

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