Hoffman’s Meteorite, 1955
In 1955, Henry J. Hoffman of Egremont, gave a “meteorite” to the Southern Berkshire Regional School District. The district had adopted a five-point star, representing the towns of Alford, Egremont, Monterey, New Marlborough, and Sheffield, and the five-star constellation Auriga came to be part of the symbolism. Thus, a meteorite on the school premises must have seemed appropriate. . . .
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