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History of Williamsburg, Massachusetts, USA

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Williamsburg, Massachusetts, USA

Williamsburg, Hampshire, MA

The area was first settled in 1735 and was officially incorporated in 1771.

Williamsburg includes: Haydenville, Searsville, and Skinnerville.
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  • 1735 - Williamsburg is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1771 - Williamsburg is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1845 - WILLIAMSBURG. [Pop. 1,309. Inc. 1771.]
    This town was once the west part of Hatfield, and was granted to heirs of volunteers against those Indians who destroyed Deerfield in 1704.

    ...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Williamsburg
    Williamsburg, a post-village in Hampshire co., Massachusetts, 95 miles WY. by N. from Boston. It contains 3 or 4 churches, and several manufactories. ...Read MORE...


  • News 1874 - TERRIBLE CATASTROPHE !! BURSTING OF A WATER RESERVOIR IN MASSACHUSETTS !! EVERYTHING CARRIED BEFORE THE TORRENT !!
    FOUR VILLAGES ALMOST DEMOLISHED !!
    NEARLY 200 LIVES LOST !!
    ABOUT $2,000,000 WORTH OF PROPERTY DESTROYED !!

    Northampton, Mass., May 16. - Not...Read MORE...


  • Williamsburg Massachusetts, 1890
    Williamsburg is a hilly town, devoted to farming and manufactures, in the northern border of the west section of Hampshire County, 103 miles west of...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Williamsburg
    Williamsburg, a post-village in Williamsburg town ship, Hampshire co, Mass., on Mill River and the New Haven & Northampton Railroad, 8 miles N.W. of...Read MORE...


  • Williamsburg, Massachusetts, USA
    Williams House
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  • Williamsburg, Massachusetts, USA
    Grange Hall, Town Hall and Church
    Williamsburg, Mass.
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  • 1906
    Williamsburg, a post-village in Williamsburg town ship (town), Hampshire co., Mass., on the Mill River, 8 miles NW. of Northampton. It has...Read MORE...


  • Williamsburg, Massachusetts, USA
    Main St. looking East, Williamsburg, Mass.
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Williams House
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Grange Hall, Town Hall and Church
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Main St. looking East, Williamsburg, Mass.
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  • 1735 - Williamsburg is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1771 - Williamsburg is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1845 - WILLIAMSBURG. [Pop. 1,309. Inc. 1771.]
    This town was once the west part of Hatfield, and was granted to heirs of volunteers against those Indians who destroyed Deerfield in 1704.

    ... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Williamsburg
    Williamsburg, a post-village in Hampshire co., Massachusetts, 95 miles WY. by N. from Boston. It contains 3 or 4 churches, and several manufactories. ... Read MORE...

  • News  1874 - TERRIBLE CATASTROPHE !! BURSTING OF A WATER RESERVOIR IN MASSACHUSETTS !! EVERYTHING CARRIED BEFORE THE TORRENT !!
    FOUR VILLAGES ALMOST DEMOLISHED !!
    NEARLY 200 LIVES LOST !!
    ABOUT $2,000,000 WORTH OF PROPERTY DESTROYED !!

    Northampton, Mass., May 16. - Not... Read MORE...

  • Williamsburg Massachusetts, 1890
    Williamsburg is a hilly town, devoted to farming and manufactures, in the northern border of the west section of Hampshire County, 103 miles west of... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Williamsburg
    Williamsburg, a post-village in Williamsburg town ship, Hampshire co, Mass., on Mill River and the New Haven & Northampton Railroad, 8 miles N.W. of... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Williamsburg, a post-village in Williamsburg town ship (town), Hampshire co., Mass., on the Mill River, 8 miles NW. of Northampton. It has... Read MORE...

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