Charlemont's 250th Anniversary
1765 - 2015
This site is dedicated to the people of the Town of Charlemont, past, present and future.
This Committee has been charged by the Board of Selectman with the coordination of events for Charlemont' 250th Anniversary.
From Moses Rice till now Charlemont has seen change from the First Boston Township to being touted as Western Massachusetts Outdoor Adventure Capital. Charlemont offers a small community atmosphere to the adventures of whitewater rafting to skiing, from camping to mountain biking, from a mountain coaster ride to fishing on the Deerfield River. Charlemont offers much more, like a unique shopping experience at Avery's General Store (est. in 1865) to the new and modern Cold River Package/ Market and Cafe. You can enjoy your stay at Blue Heron Farm or the Warfield House Inn, Dance away on the weekend at Mohawk Park or grab a coffee and breakfast at the Coffee Bean. Outdoors man may shop around at the Great Outdoors or Hunters can seek out their favorite gear at Outlook's. If history peaks your curiosity Charlemont has a very steep history from the Lil Red School House, Hail to the Sunrise Park, Historic Treasures such as the Charlemont Inn, Historical cemetaries, the covered Bissell bridge and the ever popular Charlemont Fairgrounds.
However the best kept secret is the Charlemont museum located on the 2nd floor of the Town Hall !!
Come check out Charlemont and help her celebrate her 250th Birthday !!!
"250" Aerial view from Oct. 19th 2014