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Pittsfield in Berkshire County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Elkanah Watson

 
 
Elkanah Watson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 2, 2015
1. Elkanah Watson Marker
Inscription.
Erected
To the Memory Of
Elkanah Watson
Nationally known as the father of the agricultural fair he was founder and first president of the Berkshire Agricultural Society. Near the old elm in this park 1807 its original exhibition was conducted under his direction.
 
Location. 42° 26.894′ N, 73° 15.169′ W. Marker is in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, in Berkshire County. Marker is at the intersection of East Street (Massachusetts Route 9) and Allen Street, on the left when traveling west on East Street. Click for map. Located in Park Square. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsfield MA 01201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mr. and Mrs. John Chandler Williams (here, next to this marker); Berkshire County Vietnam War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Francis Joseph Quirico Court Complex (within shouting distance of this marker); First Agricultural Fair (within shouting distance of this marker); Pittsfield Elm Tree (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry Shaw Briggs (within shouting distance of this marker); Peace Party House (within shouting distance of this marker); Splitter (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Pittsfield.
 
Also see . . .
Elkanah Watson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 2, 2015
2. Elkanah Watson Marker

1. Elkanah Watson on Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 13, 2015, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. Berkshire Agricultural Society - US Education. (Submitted on July 13, 2015, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Agriculture
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 237 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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