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''  
  
 
== Town Hall  ==
 
== Town Hall  ==
  
[http://www.town.adams.ma.us/Public_Documents/index http://www.town.adams.ma.us/Public_Documents/index]<br>
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Town of Adams <br>8 Park St.<br>Adams, MA 01220 <br>PH: (413) 743-8300<br>  
 
Town of Adams <br>8 Park St.<br>Adams, MA 01220 <br>PH: (413) 743-8300<br>  
  
 
== Quick History  ==
 
== Quick History  ==
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==== Establishment and former town name(s) <ref name="MaTowns">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49562661 ''Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts''] (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].</ref>  ====
 
==== Establishment and former town name(s) <ref name="MaTowns">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49562661 ''Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts''] (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].</ref>  ====
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'''Section/Villages within the town:''' Bowen's Corner, Cheshire Harbor, Maple Grove, Arnoldsville Renfrew, Siggsville, Zylomte (formerly Howlands)  
 
'''Section/Villages within the town:''' Bowen's Corner, Cheshire Harbor, Maple Grove, Arnoldsville Renfrew, Siggsville, Zylomte (formerly Howlands)  
 
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adams,_Massachusetts Wikipedia]
 
  
 
==== Boundary Changes <ref name="MaTowns">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49562661 ''Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts''] (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].</ref>  ====
 
==== Boundary Changes <ref name="MaTowns">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49562661 ''Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts''] (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].</ref>  ====
  
'''10 April 1780:''' The plantation called "New Providence" annexed. <br>
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'''10 April 1780:''' The plantation called "New Providence" annexed.  
  
'''14 March 1793:''' Part included in the new town of Cheshire. <br>
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'''16 April 1878:''' Part included in the new town of North Adams.  
 
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Revision as of 18:10, 4 May 2010

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

United States Gotoarrow.png Massachustts Gotoarrow.png Berkshire County Gotoarrow.png Adams

Contents

Town Hall

http://www.town.adams.ma.us/Public_Documents/index

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

Quick History

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Adams, Massachusetts

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.

Neighboring Communities

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Indexes

Church History and Records

Directories

History

Land and Property

Maps

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

Military History and Records

Spanish American War, 1898

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Taxation

Town Records

Vital Records

Societies, Libraries and Museums

Websites

References

  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].