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Lee, Massachusetts, USA

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Where is Lee, Massachusetts, USA? 

Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA
Lee, Massachusetts, occupies land which was originally territory of the Mahican Indians. The first non-native settlement in the area was known as Dodgetown as early as 1760. Dodgetown was named after its founding settler, Asahel Dodge, who immigrated to the area from Cape Cod. Lee was incorporated in 1777 from parts of Great Barrington and Washington. It is named after American Revolutionary War General Charles Lee. Lee is a former mill town.wikipedia


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Lee, Massachusetts, USA - Lee, Mass., North End from Prospect St.
Lee, Massachusetts, USA

Lee, Mass., North End from Prospect St.
Lee, Massachusetts, USA - View of the Cove
Lee, Massachusetts, USA

View of the Cove
Lee, Massachusetts, USA - High School
Lee, Massachusetts, USA

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4. LEE. [Pop. 2,428. Inc. 1777.]
Part of Lee was taken from Washington, part from Great Barrington, and the rest was made up of...Read MORE...

News  1868 - Marriage Concealed
A paper-mill operative in Lee, Mass., is the wife of a young lieutenant in the English army, who...Read MORE...

News  1870 - Stays Cold
An ice house in Lee, Mass., is said to contain a quantity of ice packed in it seventeen years ago.
St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
March 19, 1870
News  1886 - A Raging Flood
BOSTON, MASS. April 20. - A special dispatch, received about noon from Pittsfield, Massachusetts,...Read MORE...

News  1888 - Paper Mill Fire
The paper-mill of John De Varennes, at East Lee, Mass., was burned on the 29th. Loss, $100,000.
St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
August 4, 1888
Lee Massachusetts, 1890
Lee is a beautiful town between the Taconic and Green Mountain ranges, in the central part of...Read MORE...

News  1892 - Train Crashes into Wagon
A south-bound express on the Housatonic Railroad crashed into a wagon belonging to Capt. J. S....Read MORE...

1916
Lee, a township (town) Of Berkshire CO., Mass., on the Housatonic River and on the New York, New...Read MORE...


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Ancestors Who Were Married Here


1849
Daniel KRAUSE (September 1823 - 18 April 1901) & Teresa HEISS (abt. 1819 - 29 September 1899)
married 29 December 1849
 

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