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If It’s Tuesday, This Must be Tyringham

Rural Intelligence ArtsIt’s easy to take our region’s rich history for granted, because 18th century houses and 19th century churches are daily sightings for most of us. But how often do we stop to explore the interior architecture of that house of worship we’ve driven by hundreds of times?  How often do visit a neighboring town with the curiosity we’d bring to any tiny village we might visit on a trip to, say, Italy or France?

David J. McLaughlin’s Inside the Berkshires: Sixteen Journeys of Discovery will make you realize just how much you’ve been missing in your own backyard. Think of this photo-rich guide book as an amuse bouche—it will whet your appetite for local travel and history.  This Baedeker is filled with ideas for year-round excursions, but everybody knows that there’s no better time for a Sunday drive than autumn, so use this book to start planning your fall foliage road trips.

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