Shelburne Falls in Franklin County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
First Permanent Settlement in Shelburne
Martin Severance 1718 - 1810
Scout in French and Indian Wars
Scout with Rogers Rangers
Marked by Dorothy Quincy Hancock Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.In cooperation with the town of Shelburne. 1940
Erected 1940 by Dorothy Quincy Hancock Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers • War, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1760.
Location. 42° 36.244′ N, 72° 43.93′ W. Marker is in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, in Franklin County. Marker is on South Maple St., on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5 South Maple St, Shelburne Falls MA 01370, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bardwells Ferry Bridge (approx. 4.4 miles away); Capt. William Turner Eunice Williams (approx. 6˝ miles away); Greenfield's 3rd Town Hall (approx. 6.8 miles away); Town of Greenfield (approx. 6.8 miles away); Greenfield Civil War Monument (approx. 6.8 miles away); Leavitt-Hovey House 1797 (approx. 6.9 miles away); U.S. Post Office (approx. 6.9 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 20, 2012, by Tony Farrick of Shelburne Falls, Ma.. This page has been viewed 714 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 20, 2012, by Tony Farrick of Shelburne Falls, Ma.. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.