Adams, Massachusetts

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''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Massachusetts|Massachustts]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Berkshire County, Massachusetts|Berkshire County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Adams''' <br>  
''[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Massachusetts|Massachustts]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Berkshire County, Massachusetts|Berkshire County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Adams''' <br>  
=== Town Hall  ===
=== Town Hall  ===

Revision as of 21:54, 21 November 2012

This article is about a town in Berkshire County, Massachusetts. For other uses, see Adams.

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Town of Adams in Berkshire County, Massachusetts.


Town Hall

Town of Adams
8 Park St.
Adams, MA 01220
PH: (413) 743-8300

Quick History

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Establishment and former town name(s) [1]

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]

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


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

Military History and Records

Spanish American War, 1898

Naturalization and Citizenship



Town Records

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums



  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].

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