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Greenfield in Franklin County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Capt. William Turner

 
 
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By Tony Farrick, December 27, 2012
1. Capt. William Turner Marker
Inscription. A military commander during King Phillip's war. Capt. Turner was killed near here in a retreat after leading a massacre of Indians fishing at the Great Falls of the Conn. River in Gill on May 19, 1676.
 
Erected by Greenfield Kiwanis Club.
 
Location. 42° 36.357′ N, 72° 36.716′ W. Marker is in Greenfield, Massachusetts, in Franklin County. Marker is on Conway St., on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 390 Conway St., Greenfield MA 01301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Town of Greenfield (approx. 1.4 miles away); Leavitt-Hovey House 1797 (approx. 1.4 miles away); Eunice Williams (approx. 2.8 miles away); Nature's Puzzle (approx. 2.9 miles away); Waterfowl Migration (approx. 2.9 miles away); Songbirds (approx. 2.9 miles away); Factory Hollow (approx. 3 miles away); Captain William Turner (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenfield.
 
Also see . . .  King Phillip's War - Mayflowerfamilies.com. (Submitted on December 31, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Events
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 30, 2011, by Tony Farrick of Shelburne Falls, Ma.. This page has been viewed 757 times since then and 83 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on December 30, 2011, by Tony Farrick of Shelburne Falls, Ma.. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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