Lanesborough, Massachusetts

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''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Massachusetts]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Berkshire County, Massachusetts|Berkshire County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Lanesborough''' <br>  
 
''[[United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Massachusetts]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Berkshire County, Massachusetts|Berkshire County]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]'' '''Lanesborough''' <br>  
 
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=== Brief History  ===
 
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{{MABerLanMap}}Lanesborough was first settled around 1753 at which time it was called New Framingham. It was not incorporated until 1765 and at that time the name was changed to Lanesborough. It was named after the Countess of Lanesborough. In the early days there was no court in Lanesborough and matters that required a court were held first in Northampton then in Great Barrington and later Pittsfield. <br>
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=== Cemeteries  ===
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Center Cemetery
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Mountain View Cemetery
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Pettibone Cemetery
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Riverside Cemetery
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Talcott Cemetery
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'''Adjacent towns: ''Berkshire Co.: '' [[Cheshire, Massachusetts|Cheshire]] | [[Dalton, Massachusetts|Dalton]] | [[Hancock, Massachusetts|Hancock]] | [[New Ashford, Massachusetts|New Ashford]] | [[Pittsfield, Massachusetts|Pittsfield]]'''  
 
'''Adjacent towns: ''Berkshire Co.: '' [[Cheshire, Massachusetts|Cheshire]] | [[Dalton, Massachusetts|Dalton]] | [[Hancock, Massachusetts|Hancock]] | [[New Ashford, Massachusetts|New Ashford]] | [[Pittsfield, Massachusetts|Pittsfield]]'''  
  
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Revision as of 22:28, 21 November 2012

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Brief History

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Town of Lanesborough in Berkshire County, Massachusetts.

Lanesborough was first settled around 1753 at which time it was called New Framingham. It was not incorporated until 1765 and at that time the name was changed to Lanesborough. It was named after the Countess of Lanesborough. In the early days there was no court in Lanesborough and matters that required a court were held first in Northampton then in Great Barrington and later Pittsfield.

Cemeteries

Center Cemetery

Mountain View Cemetery

Pettibone Cemetery

Riverside Cemetery

Talcott Cemetery


Adjacent towns: Berkshire Co.: Cheshire | Dalton | Hancock | New Ashford | Pittsfield