“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Hadley in Hampshire County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)


1630 - 1930

Hadley(Northampton Town Line) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, May 19, 2011
1. Hadley(Northampton Town Line) Marker
Inscription. Indian land called Norwottock. Settled in 1650 by families from Hartford. The Regicides Generals Goffe and Whalley were concealed for fifteen years in the Pastor's house.
Erected 1930 by Massachusetts Bay Colony-Tercentenary Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Massachusetts Bay Colony—Tercentenary Commission Markers marker series.
Location. 42° 20.259′ N, 72° 36.966′ W. Marker is in Hadley, Massachusetts, in Hampshire County. Marker is on Russell Street (Massachusetts Route 9). Touch for map. Route 9 West near Northampton town line at Calvin Coolidge Memorial Bridge. Marker is in this post office area: Hadley MA 01035, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cornet Joseph Parsons (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hatfield (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Florence Eagles (approx. 2.9 miles away); Entrepreneurs and Philanthropists (approx. 2.9 miles away); The Anti-Slavery Community (approx. 2.9 miles away); Florence Manufacturing (approx. 2.9 miles away); Holyoke Range and Skinner State Parks (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Hadley (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hadley.
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.) 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansWar, French and Indian
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 705 times since then and 24 times this year. Last updated on October 11, 2011, by Michael Tiernan of Danvers, Massachusetts. Photo   1. submitted on May 19, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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