Adams, Berkshire County, Massachusetts Genealogy

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Town of Adams in Berkshire County, Massachusetts.





Town Hall[edit | edit source]

Public_Documents/index

Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

8 Park St.
Adams, MA 01220
Phone: 413-743-8320
Fax: 413-743-8316
Email: hmeczywor@town.adams.ma.us
Website

Quick History[edit | edit source]

Wikipedia
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Establishment and former town name(s) [1][edit | edit source]

15 October 1778: Established as a town, (Province Laws, Vol. V, p. 909)

Archiac name: East Hoosuck Plantation, Fort Massachusetts, New Providence Plantation, Plantation Number One.

Section/Villages within the town: Bowen's Corner, Cheshire Harbor, Maple Grove, Arnoldsville Renfrew, Siggsville, Zylomte (formerly Howlands)

Boundary Changes [1][edit | edit source]

10 April 1780: The plantation called "New Providence" annexed.

14 March 1793: Part included in the new town of Cheshire.

16 April 1878: Part included in the new town of North Adams.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Biography[edit | edit source]

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Indexes[edit | edit source]

Church History and Records[edit | edit source]

Directories[edit | edit source]

History[edit | edit source]

Land and Property[edit | edit source]

Maps[edit | edit source]

  1. USGS GNIS FID 607533
  2. Google
  3. Hometown Locator

Military History and Records[edit | edit source]

Spanish American War, 1898[edit | edit source]

Naturalization and Citizenship[edit | edit source]

Newspapers[edit | edit source]

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Town Records[edit | edit source]

Vital Records[edit | edit source]

Societies, Libraries and Museums[edit | edit source]

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].

Adjacent towns: Berkshire Co.: Cheshire | Florida | New Ashford | North Adams | Savoy | Williamstown