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Hatfield in Hampshire County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)


1630 - 1930

Hatfield(Northampton Town Line) Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Russell C. Bixby, May 19, 2011
1. Hatfield(Northampton Town Line) Marker
Inscription.  Before 1670 part of Hadley. Thrice attacked by Indians during King Philip's War.
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWar, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1670.
Location. 42° 21.594′ N, 72° 38.014′ W. Marker is in Hatfield, Massachusetts, in Hampshire County. Located on Elm Street Hatfield near I-91 North entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Elm Street, Hatfield MA 01038, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hadley (approx. 2.2 miles away); Pomeroy (approx. 2˝ miles away); Hopkins Academy Memorial Park (approx. 2˝ miles away); Hooker School (approx. 2˝ miles away); Hopkins Academy (approx. 2˝ miles away); Porter-Phelps-Huntington Historic House Museum
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(approx. 2˝ miles away); Liberty Tree Memorial (approx. 2˝ miles away); BPOE Veterans Monument (approx. 2˝ miles away).
Also see . . .  Tercentenary Commission Markers. Original 1930 publication by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts of Tercentenary Commission Markers, commemorating the three hundredth anniversary of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. (Submitted on May 21, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
Hatfield Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stephen St. Denis, March 14, 2020
2. Hatfield Marker
This marker was moved one-tenth of a mile east on Elm Street to the corner of Elm Street and Elm Ct. from its previous location. The marker has been restored.
Credits. This page was last revised on March 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 1,199 times since then and 13 times this year. Last updated on October 11, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. Photos:   1. submitted on May 19, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.   2. submitted on March 18, 2020, by Stephen St. Denis of Worcester, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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