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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Lanesborough, 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 (135) Franklin County, MA (43) Hampden County, MA (100) Hampshire County, MA (19) Litchfield County, CT (242) Columbia County, NY (222) Dutchess County, NY (304) Rensselaer County, NY (152) Bennington County, VT (55)  BerkshireCounty(135) Berkshire County (135)  FranklinCounty(43) Franklin County (43)  HampdenCounty(100) Hampden County (100)  HampshireCounty(19) Hampshire County (19)  LitchfieldCountyConnecticut(242) Litchfield County (242)  ColumbiaCountyNew York(222) Columbia County (222)  DutchessCounty(304) Dutchess County (304)  RensselaerCounty(152) Rensselaer County (152)  BenningtonCountyVermont(55) Bennington County (55)
Lanesborough is in Berkshire County
      Berkshire County (135)  
      Franklin County (43)  
      Hampden County (100)  
      Hampshire County (19)  
      Litchfield County, Connecticut (242)  
      Columbia County, New York (222)  
      Dutchess County, New York (304)  
      Rensselaer County, New York (152)  
      Bennington County, Vermont (55)  
 
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1Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — Adams Overlook: A Town Tied to the MountainMount 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
2Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — Bascom LodgeJohn 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
3Massachusetts (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
4Massachusetts (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
5Massachusetts (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
6Massachusetts (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
7Massachusetts (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
8Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — The Mount Greylock SummitMount 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
9Massachusetts (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
10Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — The Summit: A Peak ExperienceMount 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
11Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — The Summit: An Island Above the CloudsMount 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
12Massachusetts (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
13Massachusetts (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
14Massachusetts (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
 
 
Jan. 28, 2022