Mohawk Trail Blog

Mohawk Trail & Savoy State Forest

09/13/2020

Williamstown, the home of Williams College, is the starting place for a tour which can cover most of the outstanding features of the northern section of Berk- shire County. Located on the Williams College Campus is the Chapin Library of Rare Books in Stetson Hall. On permanent display at the Chapin  Library  are original copies of the Four Founding Documents of the United States. 

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Innovation and Perseverance in the Face of Failure

09/05/2020

Susan B. Anthony’s oft-quoted line “Failure Is Impossible” has an ironic ring since success was never a guaranteed outcome in her family history.

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The Cheshire Baptists: Revolutionaries

08/30/2020

Susan B. Anthony, although a practicing member of the Society of Friends for a large portion of her life, was also the descendant of eighteenth-century Baptists, men and women steeped in progressive thought and committed to political action.

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The Quaker Influence

08/27/2020

Susan B. Anthony lived in Adams only during the first six years of her life.  Nevertheless, her belief in women’s rights, temperance and abolitionism have origins in the Hoosac Valley.

In the late 1760s, Quakers and Baptists from Rhode Island settled the wilderness of the Hoosac River Valley headwaters.

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Suffrage for Women (1920-2020) Commemorating the 19th Amendment

08/26/2020

Suffrage for Women (1920-2020) Commemorating the 19th Amendment

The 19th Amendment, give women the vote, was ratified on August 26th, 2020.

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