Fictional president Selina Meyer on the HBO show Veep declared her candidacy here, at the Susan B. Anthony Birthplace Museum.
With its mix of rural and suburban neighborhoods and its compact downtown business district, Dalton has been growing in popularity among Berkshire professionals and families. It was originally a mill and farming community, and its proximity to Pittsfield made it a natural choice for small businesses. Crane & Co., which has made its home here since 1799, is the sole supplier to the US Treasury of cotton-based paper for currency.
The Stationery Factory strives to create community and commerce in the Berkshires and was purchased with the intent of developing the site into a thriving quality oriented marketplace and small business location for the community.
The Crane Museum of Papermaking is located in what was the rag room of Crane’s Old Stone Mill, dating back to 1844. The Museum opened in 1930 after an extensive renovation, making it one of the oldest corporate museums in the country.