“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Greenfield in Franklin County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)

Capt. William Turner

Capt. William Turner Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tony Farrick, December 27, 2012
1. Capt. William Turner Marker
Inscription. A military commander during King Phillip's war. Capt. Turner was killed near here in a retreat after leading a massacre of Indians fishing at the Great Falls of the Conn. River in Gill on May 19, 1676.
Erected by Greenfield Kiwanis Club.
Location. 42° 36.357′ N, 72° 36.716′ W. Marker is in Greenfield, Massachusetts, in Franklin County. Marker is on Conway St., on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 390 Conway St., Greenfield MA 01301, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Greenfield (approx. 1.4 miles away); Leavitt-Hovey House 1797 (approx. 1.4 miles away); Eunice Williams (approx. 2.8 miles away); Nature's Puzzle (approx. 2.9 miles away); Waterfowl Migration (approx. 2.9 miles away); Songbirds (approx. 2.9 miles away); Factory Hollow (approx. 3 miles away); Captain William Turner (approx. 3.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greenfield.
Also see . . .  King Phillip's War - (Submitted on December 31, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Events
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