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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Berkshire County, Massachusetts

Clickable Map of Berkshire County, Massachusetts and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Berkshire County, MA (145) Franklin County, MA (44) Hampden County, MA (108) Hampshire County, MA (59) Litchfield County, CT (244) Columbia County, NY (223) Dutchess County, NY (306) Rensselaer County, NY (153) Bennington County, VT (61)  BerkshireCounty(145) Berkshire County (145)  FranklinCounty(44) Franklin County (44)  HampdenCounty(108) Hampden County (108)  HampshireCounty(59) Hampshire County (59)  LitchfieldCountyConnecticut(244) Litchfield County (244)  ColumbiaCountyNew York(223) Columbia County (223)  DutchessCounty(306) Dutchess County (306)  RensselaerCounty(153) Rensselaer County (153)  BenningtonCountyVermont(61) Bennington County (61)
Pittsfield is the county seat for Berkshire County
Adjacent to Berkshire County, Massachusetts
      Franklin County (44)  
      Hampden County (108)  
      Hampshire County (59)  
      Litchfield County, Connecticut (244)  
      Columbia County, New York (223)  
      Dutchess County, New York (306)  
      Rensselaer County, New York (153)  
      Bennington County, Vermont (61)  
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1Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Adams — "A Beacon Standing for Peace"
In 1931, the state set aside funds for a memorial to honor Massachusetts men and women who had died during the World War. Originally designed as a lighthouse for Boston's Charles River estuary, the tower's beacon was intended "to shine each night, . . . Map (db m77983) HM
2Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Adams — Civil War Memorial
Erected by George E. Sayles Post No 126 and Womans Relief Corps No 160 of Adams Mass, in loving remembrance of Our Soldiers who sleep in unknown graves 1861 — 1865Map (db m118613) WM
3Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Adams — Columbia World War I Memorial Park — They Are Not Forgotten
Originally dedicated Nov. 27, 1922 Rededicated Nov. 2, 2002 There are seventeen trees in this Memorial Park dedicated in memory of our WWI Veterans [who died in service] and all the Veterans of the Great War. . . . Map (db m118634) HM WM
4Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Adams — East Hoosuck Society of Friends Revolutionary War Patriots
In Memory of those members and associates of the East Hoosuck Society of Friends who, laying aside their religious scruples, took up arms, in the War for Independence in defense of their homes and liberties. In the Friends Burial . . . Map (db m118632) WM
5Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Adams — Explore Adams History
(north face) Big Business of Cotton Cloth This engraving appeared at the top of the company's letterhead c.1921. For 68 years, the Berkshire mills were the largest employer in town and, at one time, the second largest . . . Map (db m185552) HM
6Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Adams — Friends Meeting House
Built in 1782 by Quakers who had settled Adams (then East Hoosuc) from Smithfield, R. I. and Dartmouth, Mass. in 1769. Coming together from the farms in this valley, the Friends worshipped here for sixty years before the meeting was laid down upon . . . Map (db m118616) HM
7Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Adams — Maple Street Cemetery — Welcome
Established c. 1767 Adams' first public burial ground Begun by the Adams Friends Designed in 1869 by Charles F. Sayles, an East Chester native Resting place of Adams laborers civic leaders and industrialists Listed on the National . . . Map (db m118615) HM
8Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Adams — Mount Greylock, elevation 3,491 feet
Take a deep breath, and enjoy the view! You are at the peak of the highest mountain in Massachusetts. The summit of Mount Greylock features the only subalpine environment in Massachusetts. Because of the high elevation and the westerly winds, . . . Map (db m44373) HM
9Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Adams — Renfrew Manufacturing Company World War Honor Roll
In a righteous cause they have won immortal glory and have nobly served their nation in serving mankind [Died in service] William Douglas • Martin Lauer • Lambert Lenhardt [Honor Roll of Veterans] Joseph Abraham • Richard Adam • . . . Map (db m118640) WM
10Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Adams — Susan Brownell Anthony — February 15, 1820 - March 13, 1906 — Born Adams, Massachusetts —
In recognition of her outstanding leadership as a pioneer crusader for woman's rights and equality. Miss Anthony's life was rooted in the nineteenth century struggle to reform American democracy and society. Her campaign for woman's suffrage . . . Map (db m118588) HM
11Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Adams — War Memorial — Liberty • Victory
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12Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Adams — William McKinley
[West Face] "Let us remember that our interest is in concord not conflict - and that our real eminence rests in the victories of peace not those of war" From President McKinley's Address at Buffalo September VI MDCCCCI [Bas-relief . . . Map (db m118599) HM WM
13Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Becket — A Monument to the Automotive Age
"A Monument to the Automobile Age This section of Route 20 was built to bypass “Jacob's Ladder,” the steep and difficult hill for which the Trail was named. On September 10, 1910, hundreds of spectators and auto club members came . . . Map (db m155459) HM
14Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Becket — Monroe E. Ballou
Site of Monroe E. Ballou homestead and grist mill. Gift of Joseph C. Ballou 1935Map (db m155467) HM
15Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Becket — Railroad
Railroad came through North Becket 1842Map (db m155466) HM
16Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Becket — Town of Becket Korea and Vietnam Memorial
Korean Conflict 1953 – 1950 Bedell, Richard T. · Broadhurst, Francis I. · Broadhurst, John O. · Chandler, Lester W. · Curtis, Bert L. · Curtis, Victor I. · Davenport, George L · Deming, Grace E. · Engwer, William A. · Gargan, William J. · . . . Map (db m158679) WM
17Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Becket — Town of Becket Veterans Memorial
In Honor of those from Becket who served in the Revolutionary War 1775 — 1783 War of 1812 1812 — 1815Map (db m158202) WM
18Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Becket — Town of Becket World War II Memorial
★ Honor Roll ★ The Men From Becket Who Served In The World War II 1941-1945 Baker, Charles · Balch, Charles · Balch, Donald · Barnes, Edward · Bowen, Robert · Broadhurst, Thomas · Carrington, Frank · Carrington, George · Clark, . . . Map (db m158677) WM
19Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Becket — Town of Becket World War Memorial
★ Honor Roll ★ The Men From Becket Who Served In The World War 1917-1918 Ballou, Leon L. · Beck, Edward · Bennett, Howard · Bullard, George M. · Burns, William · Chandler, William F. · Clark, Norman · Crane, George E. · Crochiere, . . . Map (db m158676) WM
20Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Cheshire — Ashuwillticook Rail Trail — Pond for Power
Here at the headwaters of the Hoosic River, you are standing beside one of three basins that make up the 500-acre Cheshire Reservoir (also named Hoosac Lake). In 1866 the river was dammed by the Adams-Cheshire Reservoir Company for the purpose of . . . Map (db m185548) HM
21Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Cheshire — Berkshire County Patriots
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 . . . Map (db m118586) HM WM
22Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Cheshire — Cheshire’s Mammoth Cheese
Cheshire’s Mammoth Cheese 1235 lbs Presented to President Thomas Jefferson January 1, 1802.Map (db m185506) HM
23Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Dalton — 290 — East Main Street Cemetery
East Main Street Cemetery has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000 by the United States Fepartment of the Interior.Map (db m155477) HM
24Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Dalton — First Congregation Church of Dalton
On the hill north of this spot stood from 1812 to 1889 the second building of the first congregational church in Dalton.Map (db m155549) HM
25Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Dalton — 289 — Main Street Cemetery
Main Street Cemetery has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000 by the United States Department of the Interior.Map (db m155470) HM
26Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Egremont — MA-2 — General Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate . . . Map (db m24017) HM
27Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — A Contribution that No Other Race Can Make — W.E.B. Du Bois National Historic Site
”We believe that the Negro people as a race have a contribution to make to civilization and humanity that no other race can make.” —W.E.B. Du Bois, “The Conservation of Races,” 1897 Du Bois travelled widely in Europe, Asia, and . . . Map (db m194759) HM
28Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — A Tireless Explorer of Social Truths — W.E.B. Du Bois National Historic Site
”History cannot ignore W.E.B. Du Bois because history has to reflect truth and Dr. Du Bois was a tireless explorer… of social truths. His singular greatness lay in his quest for truth about his own people.” —Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., . . . Map (db m194398) HM
29Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — Alternating Current Electrification, 1886 — IEEE Milestone in Electrical Engineering and Computing
On 20 March 1886 William Stanley provided alternating current electrification to offices and stores on Main Street in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. He thus demonstrated the first practical system for providing electrical illumination using . . . Map (db m154428) HM
30Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — Boulder Dedicated to the Legacy of W.E.B. Du Bois
Placed by the W.E.B. Du Bois Memorial Committee in 1969, the boulder commemorates the life and work of W.E.B. DuBois, scholar and activist. —————W. E. B. Du Bois Memorial Committee, 1969 Shirley Graham Du Bois, Honorary Chairman Edmund . . . Map (db m194761) HM
31Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — Democracy and Human Rights — W.E.B. Du Bois National Historic Site
“There can be no perfect democracy curtailed by color, race, or poverty. But with all, we accomplish all, even peace.” —W.E.B. Du Bois, The World and Africa, 1965 We hope that you have gotten to know W.E.B. Du Bois better . . . Map (db m194760) HM
32Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — Devastating Tornado
A Devastating Tornado Passed This Way Memorial Day - May 29, 1995 In Memory of the Three Who Died In Recognition of All Who Endured In Gratitude to Fire, Police and Rescue Personnel Who Risked Their Lives To Save Others. In . . . Map (db m138419) HM
33Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — First Congregational Church
First Congregational Church Gathered in 1743 as the Second Parish of Sheffield, the congregation worshipped in The Meeting House which was located one half mile from here in the Water Street Cemetery near the big bridge. It was one of only three . . . Map (db m138424) HM
34Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — First Court House of Berkshire County
Near this spot stood the first court house of Berkshire County erected 1764. Here August 16, 1774 occurred the first open resistance to British rule in AmericaMap (db m58957) HM
35Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — First Meeting House
Fifty feet to the east stood the First Meeting House of the Town of Great Barrington then known as Upper Ousatonuck. Erected 1742, it was used many years for the public worship of God, and as the Town House. "Our Fathers' God. We . . . Map (db m196001) HM
36Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — MA-3 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. Erected by the . . . Map (db m24013) HM
37Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — Grass Roots Democracy — W.E.B. Du Bois National Historic Site
Du Bois' campaigns for democracy were not always popular, even with those who shared his goals. In 1951, at the height of the Cold War, the United States government alleged that the 83-year-old scholar was an unregistered foreign agent for his . . . Map (db m194399) HM
38Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — Great Barrington Bi-Centennial
To Commemorate Great Barrington Bi-Centennial 1761 - 1961Map (db m138422) HM
39Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — Great Barrington Civil War Memorial
A Tribute Of honor and Gratitude To Her Citizens Who Fought For Liberty and Union 1861. – 1865. Erected by the Town of Great Barrington. 1876.Map (db m58955) HM
40Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — Great Barrington World War I Monument
Erected November 11th 1936 By the School Children Of Great Barrington and Housatonic In Honor of the 359 Men and Women Who Served Their Country In the World War. Abel, Harrison G. • Ackerman, Arthur P. • Adams, Ernest W. • Alcott, Bruce . . . Map (db m58960) HM
41Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — I Have A Sentimental Desire to Keep this Place — W.E.B. Du Bois National Historic Site
You are entering the House of the Black Burghardts, as Du Bois called his grandparents' home, the place where he had lived as a child. Du Bois maintained a strong attachment to Great Barrington his entire life, and returned frequently to visit. . . . Map (db m194402) HM
42Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — Last Battle of Shays Rebellion
Last Battle of Shays Rebellion was here Feb. 27, 1787.Map (db m37487) HM
43Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — Laura Ingersoll Secord
Laura Ingersoll Secord 1775 - 1868 Laura Ingersoll was born in a dwelling which stood on this site until 1913, when Mason Library was built. She was the daughter of Elizabeth (Dewey) and Thomas Ingersoll, a hatter and miller with privilege nearby . . . Map (db m138423) HM WM
44Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — Memorial Street Light
Memorial Street Light erected by Massachusetts Electric Company June 28, 1986 in recognition of William Stanley and his contributions to the Electric Utility IndustryMap (db m58987) HM
45Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — The House of the Black Burghardts — W.E.B. Du Bois National Historic Site
"It is the first home that I remember. There my mother was born and all her nine brothers and sisters.... [It was the] center of the world... a delectable place — simple, square and low, with the great room of the fireplace, the flagged kitchen, . . . Map (db m194758) HM
46Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — The Mahaiwe Theater
The Mahaiwe Theater has been placed on the National Register Of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior Built 1905Map (db m58958) HM
47Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — The Niagara Movement
The Niagara Movement was Du Bois’s first attempt to form a civil rights organization. This was the first substantial Black-organized protest movement of the twentieth century. It led to the founding of the NAACP in 1909. The first meeting . . . Map (db m149483) HM
48Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — W.E.B Du Bois
“In 1950 the month of February had for me special meaning. I was a widower. The wife of 53 years lay buried in the New England hills beside her first born boy” W.Е.В. DuBois (1868-1963) Premier Architect of the American . . . Map (db m149481) HM
49Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — W.E.B. Du Bois Birthsite
“I was born by a golden river and in the shadow of two great hills, five years after the Emancipation Proclamation.” Birthsite of W.E.B. Dubois (1868-1963) Premier architect of the American Civil Rights Movement Erected by The Great . . . Map (db m149510) HM
50Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — W.E.B. Du Bois Boyhood Homesite
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51Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — W.E.B. Du Bois: Advocate for Rivers Here at Home
I was born by a golden river and in the shadow of two great hills, five years after the Emancipation Proclamation – W.E.B. Dubois Golden River Great Barrington native W.E.B. Du Bois was an early founder of the Civil Rights . . . Map (db m149482) HM
52Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — W.E.B. Du Bois: Architect of the Modern Civil Rights Movement — W.E.B. Du Bois National Historic Site
”Make way for Democracy! We saved it in France, and by the Great Jehovah, we will save it in the United States of America, or know the reason why.” —W.E.B. Du Bois, “Returning Soldiers,” The Crisis, May 1919 William Edward . . . Map (db m194397) HM
53Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — W.E.B. Du Bois: Champion of Rivers Around the World
Kindled by his love for the Housatonic River, W.E.B. Du Bois became a champion of rivers around the world. Harlem Renaissance writer and poet Langston Hughes composed “The Negro Speaks of Rivers” when he was only eighteen years . . . Map (db m149484) HM
54Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — William Stanley
William Stanley 1858     1916 Inventor His genius made Great Barrington the first community to be lighted by alternating current in March 1886. Monument erected by the Rotary Club of Great Barrington on its fiftieth anniversary. May 18th . . . Map (db m58972) HM
55Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — William Stanley Overlook — Housatonic River Walk
William Stanley (1858-1916) devised an innovative electric distribution system using an alternating-current transformer. His laboratory was in Horace Day’s rambling, vacant rubberwear factory, the foundation of which is just visible on the . . . Map (db m107662) HM
56Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — You Stand Free Because They Served
You Stand Free Because They Served In everlasting memory and tribute to the men and women of Great Barrington who, in defense of their country and the human rights of mankind, served with honor and distinction in the armed forces of the United . . . Map (db m58896) HM
57Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Hinsdale — Town of Hinsdale War Memorial
This memorial was erected by the Town of Hinsdale and dedicated May 30, 1923 The Civil War tablet and the cannon and balls, used in the Civil War are the gift of Francis E. Warren Soldier and Statesman, United States Senator . . . Map (db m157814) WM
58Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — Adams Overlook: A Town Tied to the Mountain — Mount Greylock State Reservation
Adams Overlook: A Town Tied to the Mountain Mount Greylock State Reservation Adams Overlook faces east, looking over the town of Adams to the Hoosac Range, a branch of the Berkshire Mountains. Named after Revolutionary War hero John . . . Map (db m85154) HM
59Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — Bascom Lodge — John Bascom
John Bascom (1827 – 1911) Rest for the Weary Bascom Lodge has welcomed hikers, skiers, and sunrise-seekers since its completion in 1938. Designed by Pittsfield architect Joseph McArthur Vance, the lodge was built by Civilian Conservation . . . Map (db m85036) HM
60Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — In Memory of Jonathan Smith
A plain farmer of Lanesborough who by a speech full of good sense and good feeling carried the Massachusetts Convention September 1787 – February 1788 by a vote of 187 to 168 in favor of ratifying the Federal Constitution . . . Map (db m85175) HM
61Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — Lanesborough Remembers
Lanesborough Remembers 1917   World War   1918 James R Adams • * Clarence G Bailey • Redfern Bailey • Joseph C Barnes • Louis D Barnes • Albert Beauvais • Albert E Bennett • Lochiel S Cameron • Robert Carlon • Edward Clairmont • Grover W Cross • . . . Map (db m85176) WM
62Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — Mount Greylock, Elevation 3,491 Feet
Mount Greylock, Elevation 3,491 Feet Six hundred million years ago, this area was under a warm shallow ocean. As the underlying tectonic plates shifted, their continents collided, pushing the land upward into a great range of mountains. The . . . Map (db m85054) HM
63Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — One Hundred Years
One Hundred Years On June 20, 1898, a plot of 400 acres around the summit of Mount Greylock was established as the first State Reservation wilderness park, to be enjoyed and preserved by the people of Massachusetts. Those 400 acres were only the . . . Map (db m85118) HM
64Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — The First and Second Meeting Houses of Lanesborough
This Tablet On the Original Steps of Marble from Lanesborough Quarries Marks the Site of The First and Second Meeting Houses of the First Church of Christ in Lanesborough Organized March 28, 1764. “I have reared me a monument . . . Map (db m85177) HM
65Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — The Mount Greylock Summit — Mount Greylock State Reservation
The Mount Greylock Summit Historic District Has Been Placed on the National Register Of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior 1998Map (db m85174) HM
66Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — The Rockwell Road To Greylock
1907 The Rockwell Road To Greylock Built in 1906-7 by the county commissioners of Berkshire. Named for Francis W. Rockwell of Pittsfield, one of the original Greylock commissioners appointed in 1898 by Governor Roger Wolcott, and chairman from . . . Map (db m85030) HM
67Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — The Summit: A Peak Experience — Mount Greylock State Reservation
The Summit: A Peak Experience Mount Greylock State Reservation In millennia past, native peoples may have used the summit as a place of pilgrimage but left the peak in its wild, natural state. Farmers cleared the top of the mountain in the . . . Map (db m85045) HM
68Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — The Summit: An Island Above the Clouds — Mount Greylock State Reservation
The Summit: An Island Above the Clouds Mount Greylock State Reservation Welcome to the peak of Mount Greylock, the highest point in Massachusetts and the focal point of the state’s first wilderness park. Greylock summit is an unusual . . . Map (db m85120) HM
69Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — Veterans War Memorial Tower
Erected By Massachusetts In Grateful Recognition Of The Loyalty And Sacrifice Of Her Sons And Daughters In War They Were Faithful Even Unto DeathMap (db m85117) WM
70Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — War Memorial Tower
War Memorial Tower The War Memorial Tower is Massachusetts’ official commemoration of its war dead. Dedicated in 1933, it is made from slabs of Quincy granite that weigh as much as 8 tons; the evocative epigrams are from First World War-era . . . Map (db m85119) HM
71Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — Welcome to Mount Greylock State Reservation
Welcome to Mount Greylock State Reservation, a flagship Massachusetts State Park managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). DCR is committed to enhancing the vital connection between people and the environment fot the . . . Map (db m86559) HM
72Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lee — James Burt Veterans Memorial Park
James Burt Veterans Memorial Park In Memory of Those from Lee Who Died During War For Their Country World War I 1917 – 1918 James R. Bossidy • John T. Carty • Thomas M. Crerar • Russell R. Griffin • Thomas J. Fanning • Harry F. . . . Map (db m85004) HM
73Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lee — Lee — A Mill Town
Historically, the economy of Lee has been based on two industries, paper and marble. Paper making began in 1806. By the Civil War, Lee produced more paper than anywhere else in the US. In 1867, the Smith Paper Company manufactured the first wood . . . Map (db m184849) HM
74Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lee — Lee First Town Meeting
On this site, in the log house of Peter Wilcox, was held the first town meeting – Dec. 26, 1777. The following men were elected to office. “Moderator – William Ingersoll Clerk – Prince West. These two, and Oliver . . . Map (db m86710) HM
75Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lee — Lee World War I Memorial
To The Men Of Lee Who Gave All In The War For World Wide Liberty John R. Carty • Harry F. Cross • James R. Bossidy • Thomas M. Crerar • Harold M. Parker • Thomas J. Fanning • Russell R. Griffin • Charles T. Noonan • Milton D. Parker • Ivan . . . Map (db m86707) WM
76Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lenox — Paterson / Egleston
(south face)Paterson (east face) In memory of Major General John Paterson, son of Colonel John Paterson, born 1744, died 1808; and Elizabeth Lee his wife, born 1749, died 1841. He was born in New Britain, Conn. Graduated at . . . Map (db m180228) HM
77Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Monterey — MA-4 — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. Erected by the . . . Map (db m24007) HM
78Massachusetts (Berkshire County), New Marlborough — Elihu Burritt — "The Learned Blacksmith" — 1810-1879 —
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79Massachusetts (Berkshire County), New Marlborough — Historic Town Meeting
On July 11, 1774, the people of New Marlborough Township assembled in their first Meeting-House here to record their opposition to certain acts of the British Parliament. On that day – nearly a year before the Battle of Bunker Hill – . . . Map (db m136846) HM
80Massachusetts (Berkshire County), New Marlborough — New Marlborough: The Stagecoach Era
In the year 1834, a handsome coach of the “Red Bird” line drew up here and set down its passengers for an overnight stay at the Village Inn. With this event, thereafter a daily occurrence, new Marlboro became the bustling midway station . . . Map (db m136847) HM
81Massachusetts (Berkshire County), North Adams — North Adams Iron Company — Battle Between the Monitor and Merrimac
On this site in the plant of the North Adams Iron Company, founded 1846 and from 1858 to 1862 operated by John Adam Beckley, the ore was smelted for the plates used in building the Monitor, the famous antagonist of the Merrimac in the first combat . . . Map (db m59537) HM
82Massachusetts (Berkshire County), North Adams — Veterans Memorial
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83Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Otis — First Congregational Church — Otis, Massachusetts
First Congregational Church Church Organized 1779 Building Dedicated 1815Map (db m85002) HM
84Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Otis — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. . . . Map (db m97510) WM
85Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Otis — Otis Veterans Monument
In Honor Of The Men And Women Of Otis Who Served Their Country In World War II Silas Budner • Howard J. Pollman • William S. Crittendon • Louis M. Bittman • Robert L. Soule, Jr. • Maxwell Pyenson • Nelson C. Tacy • Reginald J. Harrington • . . . Map (db m84974) WM
86Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Peru — Peru Honor Roll
World War I Wisner, Clarence • Messenger, Edwin • Mongue, Lawrence • Corchran, Dave World War II Anderson, Albert L. • Anderson, Harold F. • Frusciente, Martin • Morrison, Wallace G. • Torrey, Kenneth F. • Quail, . . . Map (db m157811) WM
87Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Arrowhead — Home of Herman Melville
Arrowhead For thirteen years (1850-1863) the home of Herman Melville 1819 — 1891 Mariner and Mystic Author of Moby Dick (written in Pittsfield) and other tales of the sea. “Moby Dick is among the . . . Map (db m32337) HM
88Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Berkshire County Vietnam War Memorial
1961 - 1975 Dedicated to the men and women from Berkshire County who served their country during the Vietnam war and in memory of those who gave their lives. “To those who died honor and eternal rest, to those still in bondage . . . Map (db m85396) WM
89Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Coltsville Honor Roll
[Died in Service] Charles Foley [Honor Roll of Veterans]Map (db m118744) WM
90Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Elkanah Watson
Erected To the Memory Of Elkanah Watson Nationally known as the father of the agricultural fair he was founder and first president of the Berkshire Agricultural Society. Near the old elm in this park 1807 its original exhibition was conducted . . . Map (db m85395) HM
91Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — First Agricultural Fair
Site of The First Agricultural Fair In America 1810 and The Pittsfield Elm 1524 - 1864Map (db m85397) HM
92Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Francis Joseph Quirico Court Complex
The Honorable Francis Joseph Quirico Court Complex Francis Joseph Quirico Feb. 18, 1911 Captain, United States Army Appointed To The Massachusetts Superior Court, July 11, 1956 The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Oct. 29, 1969 . . . Map (db m85253) HM
93Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Hancock Shaker Village
has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United . . . Map (db m118819) HM
94Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Hancock Shaker Village: Powered by the Sun for Over 200 Years
Hancock Shaker Village installed this solar photovoltaic (pv) array in December 2009. Here is one sample pv panel for you to examine and touch (it is not connected to the array and will not harm you). Throughout the Village there are many . . . Map (db m118828) HM
95Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Henry Shaw Briggs
Henry Shaw Briggs A Leader of Brave Men Born in Lanesboro August 1, 1824 Son of Governor George Nixon Briggs Graduated Williams College 1844 Harvard Law School 1848 Captain of Pittsfield Guards 1855 Captain of Allen Guards 1861 . . . Map (db m85252) HM
96Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Mr. and Mrs. John Chandler Williams
Erected To The Memory Of Mr. and Mrs. John Chandler Williams Who Made Possible This Park Mr. Williams Gave The Land Mrs. Williams Once Saved The Old Elm From Destruction 1790Map (db m85394) HM
97Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — On This Spot
On This Spot There Was 1814 – 1826 A United States Cantonment Later There Stood Here The Berkshire Gymnasium In 1841 The Young Ladies Institute Was Established By The Rev. W. H. Tyler In 1851 The Second Meeting House . . . Map (db m85211) HM
98Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Peace Party House
Peace Party House Built by Col. James Easton in 1776 on the site in front of the court house Home of John Chandler Williams in 1782 and moved to its present location in 1869 Here in November, 1783 a brilliant party and a notable feast were given . . . Map (db m85250) HM
99Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Pittsfield Elm Tree
Site of Historic Elm Tree of Pittsfield Sundial First Given by D.A.R. Peace Party Chapter 1903 Restored by P.H.S. Student Historians 1992Map (db m85212) HM
100Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Pittsfield Soldiers Monument
For The Dead A Tribute For The Living A Memory For Posterity An Emblem Of Loyalty To The Flag Of Their Country (east face) With Grateful Recognition Of The Services Of All Her Sons Who Upheld The Honor And Integrity Of Our . . . Map (db m85146) WM

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May. 16, 2022