Sign In

Add YOUR Family Tree To This Page

Adams, Massachusetts, USA
History, People, Pictures, Old Postcards and News From the Past

Adams, Berkshire, Massachusetts, USA

"Adams, a post-village of Berkshire co, Mass., in Adams township, on the Pittsfield & North Adams Railroad, 15 miles N.N.E. of Pittsfield, and 5 miles S. of North Adams, It has 2 national banks, 3 newspaper offices, from one of which a German paper is issued, 7 churches, 2 paper-mills, 2 woollen-mills, and manufactures of gingham and cotton warp. Pop. about 7500."

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

Not the place you are looking for? Try again!

Search for Your Family by Place

To search for a place, specify place name below. Then SEARCH.
*Place Name:

Photos and Postcards from Adams, Massachusetts, USA

Adams, Massachusetts, USA

Center Street from the Bridge. Adams, Mass.

Adams, Massachusetts, USA

Greylock Rest. Adams, Mass.

Adams, Massachusetts, USA

Residence of W. B. & C. T. Plunkett, Adams, Mass.

William Brown Plunkett and Charles T Plunkett were brothers, sons of William C Plunkett and... Read MORE...
Family Historian 6 Genealogy and Family Tree Software by Calico Pie

History of / News About Adams, Massachusetts, USA

Add History/News
1778 - Established
October 15, 1778, Adams established as a town.
News  1839 - Flourishing
A letter from a manufacturer in Adams, Mass., to a gentleman in this city, says that the business...Read MORE...

2. ADAMS. [Pop. 3,703. Inc. 1778.]
It was called East Hoosick or Hoosack, until it was incorporated, and named after the patriot...Read MORE...

ADAMS, a town of Massachusetts, U.S., 20 m. N of Pittsfield, 40 E of Albany, on the Hoosack rivers. ...Read MORE...

1878 - Town Split
April 16, 1878, part of Adams established as North Adams. MA/ Berkshire/index.shtml#Adams
Adams, Massachusetts, 1890
Adams (so named in honor of the patriot Samuel Adams) is an important and flourishing agricultural...Read MORE...

News  1895 - The Biggest in America - A Mill to Be Erected in Adams, Mass., to Employ 1000 People.
North Adams, Mass., June 22. - The biggest cotton mill in America is to be built at once in Adams....Read MORE...

News  1899 - VACATION AT AN END. The President and Party Leave Adams, Mass., for the Nation's Capitol.
ADAMS, Mass., June 26. - The vacation which President and Mrs. McKinley have been enjoying here as...Read MORE...

News  1902 - Wind Storm
Adams, Mass., March 20. - A high wind which had prevailed all Tuesday night suddenly assumed...Read MORE...

Adams, a banking post-village and township (town) of Berkshire co., Mass., on the Boston and Albany ...Read MORE...

News  1943 - Boy Drowns At Adams
Herman Olekskiewicz, jr. son of Mr. and Mrs. Herman Olekskiewicz, of Adams, Mass., was drowned...Read MORE...

Ancestors Who Were Born in Adams, Massachusetts, USA

We currently have information about ancestors who were born in Adams.
View Them Now (sorted by last name) View Them Now (sorted by year of birth)

Ancestors Who Died in Adams, Massachusetts, USA

We currently have information about ancestors who died in Adams.
View Them Now (sorted by last name) View Them Now (sorted by year of death)

Ancestors Who Were Married in Adams, Massachusetts, USA

We currently have information about ancestors who were married in Adams.  View Them Now

Ancestors buried in Adams - Cemeteries in Adams, Massachusetts, USA

Bellevue Cemetery

Are you from Adams? Do you have ancestors from there? Tell us YOUR story!

If you'd like to be contacted by others who have ancestors from Adams, leave a message here!
The comments you read here belong only to the person who posted them. We reserve the right to remove off-topic and inappropriate comments.