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

South Williamstown Five Corners

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., June 3, 2018
1. South Williamstown Five Corners Marker
Inscription.  

Site of first cabin built by
Isaac Stratton in 1762; first
tavern, built by Samuel Sloan
in 1767; town meetings in second
story hall built by John
Jordan in early 1830's.

 
Erected by Williamstown Bicentennial Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceMan-Made FeaturesSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 42° 39.645′ N, 73° 14.47′ W. Marker is in South Williamstown, Massachusetts, in Berkshire County. Marker is at the intersection of Cold Spring Road/New Ashford Road (U.S. 7) and Green River Road/Hancock Road (Massachusetts Route 43), on the left when traveling south on Cold Spring Road/New Ashford Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6 New Ashford Road, Williamstown MA 01267, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ulysses Franklin "Frank" Grant (approx. 3.9 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 3.9 miles away); Early Williamstown House
South Williamstown Five Corners Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 3, 2018
2. South Williamstown Five Corners Marker
(approx. 3.9 miles away); War and Veterans Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); 1753 House (approx. 4 miles away); Site of First Meeting House (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); World Wars Memorial (approx. 4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  South Williamstown Community Association History. (Submitted on June 10, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2018. It was originally submitted on June 10, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 10, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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