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United States Massachusetts Hampden County West Springfield
Modern town borders of West Springfield in Hampden County, Mass.
Migration routes for early European settlers to and from West Springfield, Massachusetts included:
- Catskill Road from Springfield, Massachusetts to Catskill, New York 1750s
- King's Highway, also known as the upper fork of the Boston Post Road, from Boston, Massachusetts to Charleston, South Carolina 1650s
- Old Connecticut Path from Boston, Massachusetts to Hartford, Connecticut 1630
- Hampden and Berkshire Turnpike from near Springfield, MA to the Becket Turnpike at Becket, MA; toll booths open from 1829 to 1852; now I-90.
- Connecticut River ancient pathway
Libraries and Historical Societies
- ↑ Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed. (Draper, Utah: Everton Pub., 2002), 847-61. WorldCat entry; FHL Book 973 D27e 2002.
- ↑ Frederic J. Wood, "The Hampden and Berkshire Turnpike" in The Turnpikes of New England and the Evolution of the Same Through England, Virginia, and Maryland (Boston: Marshall Jones, 1919), 203-205. Internet Archive version online.
Adjacent towns: Hampden Co.: Agawam | Chicopee | Holyoke | Springfield | Westfield
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