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Ice Glen - photo by Peter Wise
Ice Glen - photo by Peter Wise

Laurel Hill Association of Stockbridge, Massachusetts, founded in 1853, is the oldest existing village improvement society in the United States. The organization's purpose is to do “such things as shall serve to improve the quality of life and of the environment in the town of Stockbridge.” Activities include maintaining Association properties, planting trees and flowers, and cooperating with the town and other organizations for community welfare.


view from Chesterwood Studio

2018 Photo Contest

The Laurel Hill Association and the Stockbridge Land Trust have launched our third annual photo contest. Photos may be submitted until April 30, 2018.

National Park Service profiles Laurel Hill Park

The U.S. Department of the Interior's National Park Service has featured Laurel Hill Park, the signature property of Laurel Hill Association, in a thoughtful piece entitled, "Laurel Hill Park in the Main Street Historic District of Stockbridge".

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Laurel Hill Association funds its work through member donations.
Please help maintain the quality of life and of the environment in Stockbridge.