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Buckland, Franklin, Massachusetts, USA

"Buckland, a post-township of Franklin co, Mass, 10 miles W. of Greenfield, is on the Troy & Greenfield Railroad, and is bounded on the N. by Deerfield River. It contains the village of Buckland, which is 2 miles S. of Buck land Station, and a part of Shelburne Falls. Pop. 1921."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott


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Clessons Valley Road, Buckland, Mass.


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Wayside Inn, S. B. Taylor - Buckland, Mass.

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Buckland Grammar School

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History and News of Buckland, Massachusetts, USA

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  • 1779 - The town of Buckland is incorporated
  • 11. BUCKLAND. [Pop. 1,084. Inc. 1779.]
    A part of Buckland was taken from Charlemont. Clesson's River, a small stream, runs into the Deerfield, which forms the northern boundary of the... Read MORE...

  • 1848 - Buckland
    This town was incorporated in 1779. A part of its territory was within the limits of Charlemont. The first minister of this place was Rev. Josiah... Read MORE...

  • 1859
    BUCKLAND, a township of Franklin co. in the state of Massachusetts, U.S., 104 m. NW of Boston, on the S side of Deerfield river. Pop. in 1840, 1,084. A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
  • News  1866 - A FEROCIOUS MANIAC
    [Yes, this sad story was actually in the newspaper in 1866 - unbelievable!]

    There is a maniac now living in Buckland, Mass, named Josiah... Read MORE...

  • News  1889 - Gold!
    Farmers in Franklin County, Mass., were greatly excited on the 1st over the discovery of gold among the Buckland hills. St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    January 5, 1889
  • Buckland Massachusetts, 1890
    Buckland is a pleasant farming town in the western part of Franklin County, 125 miles from Boston on the Fitchburg Railroad. This road crosses the... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Buckland, a post-township (town) of Franklin co., Mass., 10 miles W. of Greenfield, is on the Boston and Maine R., and is bounded on the N. by the... Read MORE...

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