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

Berkshire County Patriots

 
 
Berkshire County Patriots Bas-Relief image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 2, 2018
1. Berkshire County Patriots Bas-Relief
Inscription.

This bas-relief, the original of which was erected on Bennington Battlefield on Walloomsac Heights in the State of New York by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, was dedicated by

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
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[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


 
Erected 1932 by Eugene Bucklin Bowen.
 
Location. 42° 33.854′ N, 73° 9.879′ W.
Berkshire County Patriots Dedication Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 2, 2018
2. Berkshire County Patriots Dedication Marker
Marker is in Cheshire, Massachusetts, in Berkshire County. Marker 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.
 
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.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Berkshire County Patriots Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 2, 2018
3. Berkshire County Patriots Monument
Berkshire County Patriots Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., June 2, 2018
4. Berkshire County Patriots Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 10, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 10, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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