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Brimfield in Hampden County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Indian Hill

1630 - 1930

 
 
Indian Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Russell C. Bixby, May 30, 2011
1. Indian Hill Marker
Inscription.  Two miles distant on Indian Hill is the site of an Indian stronghold and storehouse for corn, Quaboag Old Fort, and of the Indian village of Ashquoach.
 
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.
 
Location. 42° 7.355′ N, 72° 12.003′ W. Marker is in Brimfield, Massachusetts, in Hampden County. Marker is on U.S. 20 close to Warren Road (Massachusetts Route 19), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brimfield MA 01010, 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. Steerage Rock (a few steps from this marker); Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Hitchcock Free Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Hitchcock Free Academy Great War Memorial (within
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shouting distance of this marker); Civilian Conservation Corps (1933-1941) (approx. 3.9 miles away); 1st Lt. Joshua L. Booth USMC (approx. 4.3 miles away); Benjamin Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); Holland (MA) War Memorial (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brimfield.
 
Also see . . .  Historical Markers Erected by Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission (1930). 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 30, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.) 
 
Indian Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Russell C. Bixby, May 30, 2011
2. Indian Hill Marker
This marker is located on the Brimfield Town Common, a few paces from the Steerage Rock marker.
Indian Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Stephen St. Denis, November 25, 2019
3. Indian Hill Marker
Recently restored and returned to its original location.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 1,265 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on October 26, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 30, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts.   3. submitted on December 29, 2019, by Stephen St. Denis of Worcester, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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