Adams, Berkshire County, Massachusetts Genealogy
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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
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].