Inscription. Two hundred and fifty yards eastward are the sites of three large Indian council fires. The Beers Massacre of September 4, 1675, took place in a gorge one-quarter mile to the northeast.
By Russell C. Bixby, May 20, 2011
|1. Indian Council Fires Marker|
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers marker series.
Location. 42° 39.695′ N, 72° 27.626′ W. Marker is in Northfield, Massachusetts, in Franklin County. Marker is on Millers Falls Road (Massachusetts Route 63) just from Homer Road, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Northfield MA 01360, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. Captain Richard Beers (approx. ¼ mile away); King Philip's Hill (approx. 1.7 miles away); First Settlement (approx. 1.9 miles away); Lieut. Ebenezer Sheldon's Fort (approx. 2.7 miles away); Nathanial Dickinson House (approx. 3.8 miles away); Deacon Ebenezer Sheldon's Fort (approx. 4.2 miles away); The View from the French King Bridge (approx. 4.8 miles away); Burke Fort (approx. 5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Northfield.
Also see . . . Tercentenary Commission. Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers, commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. (Submitted on May 21, 2011, by Russell C. Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.)
Credits. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2011, by Russell C. Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 369 times since then. Last updated on October 26, 2011, by Russell C. Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. Photo 1. submitted on May 20, 2011, by Russell C. Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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