Egremont, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA
People, Pictures and News From the Past
Add YOUR Ancestor To This Page
1870 - A worthy farmer in Egremont, Mass., sitting at his fireside the other evening, was disturbed by a heavy, suspicious movement outside, and came to the conclusion it was a bear.
Peering through the darkness he saw a large black object, and he set his dogs on it, but the supposed bear beat them off. Getting his gun he leveled the animal, and found on handling the carcass that he had slaughtered his old and valuable black hog.
St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
January 15, 1870
1884 - A Woman Returns to Life While on a Dissecting Table.
SPRINGFIELD, Mass., Dec 10. - A strange story has come from Egremont, among the Berkshire hills, near the New-York line. The town and the surrounding villages are in great excitement. The story runs that Estelle Newman, about 30 years old, died in Egremont in 1878, and, after the funeral service in the little Methodist church was buried in the tow... Read MORE...
The comments you read here belong only to the person who posted them. We reserve the right to remove off-topic and inappropriate comments. If you'd like to be contacted by others who have ancestors from Egremont, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA, leave a message here!