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Lanesborough, Massachusetts, United States, Genealogy

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Town Clerk[edit | edit source]

PO Box 1492
Lanesborough, MA 01237
Phone: 413-442-1351
Fax: 413-443-5811
Email: tcmum@verizon.net
Website

Brief History[edit | edit source]

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Town of Lanesborough in Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

Lanesborough was first settled around 1753 at which time it was called New Framingham. It was not incorporated until 1765 and at that time the name was changed to Lanesborough. It was named after the Countess of Lanesborough. In the early days there was no court in Lanesborough and matters that required a court were held first in Northampton then in Great Barrington and later Pittsfield.

Cemeteries[edit | edit source]

Center Cemetery

Mountain View Cemetery

Pettibone Cemetery

Riverside Cemetery

Talcott Cemetery


Adjacent towns: Berkshire Co.: Cheshire | Dalton | Hancock | New Ashford | Pittsfield