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

Lee First Town Meeting

 
 
Lee First Town Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 2, 2015
1. Lee First Town Meeting Marker
Inscription.
On this site, in the log house of Peter Wilcox, was held
the first town meeting – Dec. 26, 1777.
The following men were elected to office.
“Moderator – William Ingersoll
Clerk – Prince West. These two, and Oliver West, Jesse Bradley and
Amos Porter wer chosen selectmen.
Treasurer – William Ingersoll
Constables – Reuben Pixley, James Penoyer
Highway Surveyors – Daniel Church, Job Hamblin, John Nye and
William Ingersoll
Tythingmen – Abijah Tambling and Samuel Stanley
Leather Sealer – Samuel Stanley
Committee of Correspondence – William Ingersoll,
Jesse Bradley and Oliver West”

Erected by
Ausotunnoog Chapter Daughters of the
American Revolution

 
Erected by Ausotunnoog Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Location. 42° 18.383′ N, 73° 14.976′ W. Marker is in Lee, Massachusetts, in Berkshire County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Massachusetts Route 20) and Franklin Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Click for map. Located on the front of Lee Library Association Building. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Main Street, Lee MA 01238, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Lee First Town Meeting Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 2, 2015
2. Lee First Town Meeting Marker
At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lee World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); James Burt Veterans Memorial Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Stockbridge Civil War Monument (approx. 3.6 miles away); Stockbridge World War I Monument (approx. 3.9 miles away); Stockbridge Vietnam War Monument (approx. 3.9 miles away); Stockbridge Korean War Monument (approx. 3.9 miles away); Stockbridge World War II Monument (approx. 3.9 miles away); Stockbridge Chime Tower (approx. 3.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lee.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers
 
The Lee Library Association Building image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, July 2, 2015
3. The Lee Library Association Building
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 175 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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