Berkshire County Patriots
Eugene Bucklin Bowen
to the memory of the six hundred and more volunteer patriots of Berkshire County about one hundred of whom, under the commands of Col. Joab Stafford, Col. Samuel Low and Capt. Daniel Brown of Cheshire, participated in the Battle of Bennington, Aug. 16, 1777, and to his Revolutionary War ancestors, John Bucklin, Jeremiah Bucklin, Joseph Brown, John Eaton, Luther Topliffe, Ephriam Bliss, Joshua Smith, Daniel Smith, David Bowen, Samuel Bowen, Benjamin Slocum, Simeon Brown, Samuel Aldrich, and David Cushing.
Washington Bicentennial Year 1932
[Bas-relief inscriptions, top and bottom, read]
Berkshire Volunteer Patriots in Bennington Battle
Parson Thos. Allen — Col Joab Stafford — Col Benj. Simonds — Col. David Rossiter — Stockbridge Indians
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 42° 33.854′ N, 73° 9.879′ W. Marker is in Cheshire, Massachusetts, in Berkshire County. Memorial is on North Street (Massachusetts Route 8) 0.2 miles north of Mountain Road/Church Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 93 North Street, Cheshire MA 01225, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Welcome to Mount Greylock State Reservation (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Rockwell Road To Greylock (approx. 3 miles away); Lanesborough Remembers (approx. 4.4 miles away); Jonathan Smith (approx. 4˝ miles away); The First and Second Meeting Houses of Lanesborough (approx. 4˝ miles away); Susan Brownell Anthony (approx. 4˝ miles away); William McKinley (approx. 4.7 miles away); East Hoosuck Society of Friends Revolutionary War Patriots (approx. 4.8 miles away).
Also see . . .
1. The Battle of Bennington: An American Victory. (Submitted on June 10, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Battle of Bennington. (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 115 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 10, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.