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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Adams, 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; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Berkshire County, MA (149) Franklin County, MA (49) Hampden County, MA (112) Hampshire County, MA (64) Litchfield County, CT (248) Columbia County, NY (231) Dutchess County, NY (337) Rensselaer County, NY (155) Bennington County, VT (63)  BerkshireCounty(149) Berkshire County (149)  FranklinCounty(49) Franklin County (49)  HampdenCounty(112) Hampden County (112)  HampshireCounty(64) Hampshire County (64)  LitchfieldCountyConnecticut(248) Litchfield County (248)  ColumbiaCountyNew York(231) Columbia County (231)  DutchessCounty(337) Dutchess County (337)  RensselaerCounty(155) Rensselaer County (155)  BenningtonCountyVermont(63) Bennington County (63)
Pittsfield is the county seat for Berkshire County
Adams is in Berkshire County
      Berkshire County (149)  
ADJACENT TO BERKSHIRE COUNTY
      Franklin County (49)  
      Hampden County (112)  
      Hampshire County (64)  
      Litchfield County, Connecticut (248)  
      Columbia County, New York (231)  
      Dutchess County, New York (337)  
      Rensselaer County, New York (155)  
      Bennington County, Vermont (63)  
 
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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 ParkThey 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
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7Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Adams — Maple Street CemeteryWelcome
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 AnthonyFebruary 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 MemorialLiberty • Victory
. . . Map (db m118637) WM
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
 
 
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Nov. 27, 2022