Adams, Massachusetts

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

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)

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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.

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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].