W.E.B. Du Bois National Historic Site

A collaborative project to identify and interpret those sites in and around Great Barrington, MA
that were influential in the life of W.E.B. Du Bois.

About W.E.B. Du Bois

Champion of civil rights and leader for world peace and freedom on the national and world stages, W.E.B. Du Bois began his life’s work in Great Barrington, Massachusetts.


We are building the first destination in the United States to engage the public in Du Bois’s life and legacy.


Julian Bond 1940-2015

Free Guided Walking Tours are available being planned for Summer 2023! Details.

The W.E.B. Du Bois National Historic Site honors this influential African American · Great Barrington, Massachusetts