Adams, Berkshire County, Massachusetts Genealogy
This article is about a town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. For other uses, see Adams.
- 1 Town Hall
- 2 Quick History
- 3 Resources
- 3.1 Biography
- 3.2 Cemeteries
- 3.3 Church History and Records
- 3.4 Directories
- 3.5 History
- 3.6 Land and Property
- 3.7 Maps
- 3.8 Military History and Records
- 3.9 Naturalization and Citizenship
- 3.10 Newspapers
- 3.11 Taxation
- 3.12 Town Records
- 3.13 Vital Records
- 4 Societies, Libraries and Museums
- 5 Websites
- 6 References
Town of Adams
8 Park St.
Adams, MA 01220
PH: (413) 743-8300
Establishment and former town name(s) 
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 
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.
Church History and Records
Land and Property
Military History and Records
Spanish American War, 1898
Naturalization and Citizenship
Societies, Libraries and Museums
- Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].