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

Railroad

 
 
Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, August 30, 2020
1. Railroad Marker
Inscription.  Railroad came through North Becket 1842
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1845.
 
Location. 42° 19.842′ N, 73° 5.017′ W. Marker is in Becket, Massachusetts, in Berkshire County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Massachusetts Route 8) and Prentice Place, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Becket MA 01223, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Monroe E. Ballou (a few steps from this marker); Town of Becket Korea and Vietnam Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Town of Becket World War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Town of Becket World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Town of Becket Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); A Monument to the Automotive Age (approx. 5 miles away); Peru Honor Roll (approx. 7.7 miles away); Town of Hinsdale War Memorial (approx. 7.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Becket.
 
Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, August 30, 2020
2. Railroad Marker
Marker is on the far left.
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 97 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.

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May. 16, 2022