Great Barrington is historic town that was one of the first towns to be electrified in the US, the boyhood home of DEB Du Bois, and was the site of the first open rebellion to the crown prior to the revolutionary war. (The folks didn’t like the Englishman’s politics and tossed him into the Housatonic River!)
Great Barrington is known for its great school district and its fine music and art venues, including the historic Mahaiwe Theater. It also has many churches, synagogues, and a Friends Meeting House. The town is the hub of South Berkshire County and the Great Barrington MA Real Estate market has many fine homes for sale. Smithsonian magazine voted Great Barrington the best small town in the US in 2012.
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Schools and Services
Parents interested in looking at Great Barrington MA Real Estate will be happy to know that it is situated in the heart of the Berkshire Hills Regional School District. This public school district includes the newly-built Muddy Brook Regional Elementary School and Monument Valley Regional Middle School. The high school, Monument Mountain Regional High School, has been recognized nationally as a Blue Ribbon Schools award recipient. Many great private school options are also available within an easy drive. These include Berkshire Country Day School and the Great Barrington Rudolf Steiner Waldorf School.
There the Organic Food Coop Market which has a café. There is a lovely lake for swimming, over 80 restaurants, many fine shops, a Post Office and a Police Force that is there 24/7. There is a hospital in town and many fine doctors, along with a few movie theaters.
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