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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Greenfield, Massachusetts

 
Clickable Map of Franklin 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 Franklin County, MA (49) Berkshire County, MA (149) Hampshire County, MA (64) Worcester County, MA (342) Cheshire County, NH (46) Bennington County, VT (63) Windham County, VT (67)  FranklinCounty(49) Franklin County (49)  BerkshireCounty(149) Berkshire County (149)  HampshireCounty(64) Hampshire County (64)  WorcesterCounty(342) Worcester County (342)  CheshireCountyNew Hampshire(46) Cheshire County (46)  BenningtonCountyVermont(63) Bennington County (63)  WindhamCounty(67) Windham County (67)
Greenfield is the county seat for Franklin County
Greenfield is in Franklin County
      Franklin County (49)  
ADJACENT TO FRANKLIN COUNTY
      Berkshire County (149)  
      Hampshire County (64)  
      Worcester County (342)  
      Cheshire County, New Hampshire (46)  
      Bennington County, Vermont (63)  
      Windham County, Vermont (67)  
 
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1Massachusetts (Franklin County), Greenfield — Capt. William Turner
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.Map (db m51133) HM
2Massachusetts (Franklin County), Greenfield — Eunice Williams1630 - 1930
Eunice Williams, wife of the Reverend John Williams "The Redeemed Captive," was killed at this place on March 1, 1704, during the Deerfield massacre.Map (db m29069) HM
3Massachusetts (Franklin County), Greenfield — Factory Hollow
An original industrial area of Greenfield and site of mills from 1784. In four story granite factory buildings built in 1830 woolens were made for union army during Civil War. Operations ceased in 1872 and factory burned in 1933. The bell tower . . . Map (db m65769) HM
4Massachusetts (Franklin County), Greenfield — Greenfield Civil War Monument
Greenfield erects this monument in grateful honor to her patriotic sons who offered their lives in suppressing the Great Rebellion and for the preservation of the National Union. 1861-5Map (db m198091) WM
5Massachusetts (Franklin County), Greenfield — Greenfield's 3rd Town Hall
Built as 2nd county courthouse, it was renovated twice with distinctive changes. Built 1848Map (db m198088) HM
6Massachusetts (Franklin County), Greenfield — Leavitt-Hovey House 1797
Attributed to Greenfield resident Asher Benjamin who here, in 1797 published first American architectural book, adapting English Georgian architecture to American styles and craftsmen. Became Greenfield Public Library in 1909.Map (db m59929) HM
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7Massachusetts (Franklin County), Greenfield — Town of Greenfield
Settled 1686 by Deerfield residents, incorporated 1753 & made county seat 1811. A major industrial & commercial center at crossroads of major North/South & East/West transportation routes. Home of first American cutlery factory & world's largest tap . . . Map (db m59927) HM
8Massachusetts (Franklin County), Greenfield — U.S. Post Office
Terracotta reliefs in lobby by Helen Sardeau were commissioned by fine arts federal agency. Opened 1916Map (db m198089) HM
 
 
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Dec. 4, 2022