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

Hadley

1630 - 1930

 
 
Hadley(Amherst Town Line) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Russell C. Bixby, May 19, 2011
1. Hadley(Amherst 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° 21.857′ N, 72° 32.263′ W. Marker is in Hadley, Massachusetts, in Hampshire County. Marker is on Russell Street (Massachusetts Route 9), on the right when traveling east. Located at Amherst town line. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hadley MA 01035, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Hadley (approx. 4.4 miles away); Hatfield (approx. 4.9 miles away); Cornet Joseph Parsons (approx. 5.4 miles away); Holyoke Range and Skinner State Parks (approx. 5.7 miles away); Pulaski Park
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(approx. 5.8 miles away); Upper Main Street (approx. 5.8 miles away); Town Center (approx. 5.8 miles away); West Main Street (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hadley.
 
More about this marker. Located on Route 9 East near Amherst town line.
 
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
 

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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 712 times since then and 23 times this year. Last updated on October 26, 2011, by Russell Chaffee Bixby of Bernardston, 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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