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

First Permanent Settlement in Shelburne

 
 
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By Tony Farrick, September 20, 2012
1. First Permanent Settlement in Shelburne Marker
Inscription. Site of First Permanent Settlement in Shelburne, Mass. 1760
Martin Severance 1718 - 1810
Scout in French and Indian Wars
Scout with Rogers Rangers
Revolutionary soldier
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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Capt. William Turner ( approx. 6.1 miles away); Eunice Williams ( approx. 6.5 miles away); Town of Greenfield ( approx. 6.8 miles away); Leavitt-Hovey House 1797 ( approx. 6.9 miles away); Old Deerfield
First Permanent Settlement in Shelburne Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tony Farrick, September 20, 2012
2. First Permanent Settlement in Shelburne Marker
( approx. 7.6 miles away); a different marker also named Old Deerfield ( approx. 7.8 miles away); First Church of Hawley ( approx. 8.3 miles away); Nature's Puzzle ( approx. 9 miles away).
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 20, 2012, by Tony Farrick of Shelburne Falls, Ma.. This page has been viewed 493 times since then and 32 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.
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