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Shelburne, Massachusetts, USA
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Shelburne (Shelburne Falls), Franklin, Massachusetts, USA

"Shel'burne, a post-hamlet in Shelburne township, Franklin co., Mass., about 36 miles N. by W. of Springfield. The township is bounded on the S.W. by the Deerfield River, and contains part of a village named Shelburne Falls. Pop. of the township in 1890, 1553.

Shelburne Falls, a post-village of Franklin co., Mass., in Shelburne and Buckland townships, on the Deerfield River and the Vermont & Massachusetts Railroad, 17 miles E. by S. of the Hoosac Tunnel, and 69 miles W. of Fitchburg. The river here falls about 150 feet. This village has a national bank, a savings-bank, a large manufactory of cutlery and hardware, a public library, an academy, 4 churches, and a silk-factory."

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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Shelburne, Massachusetts, USA (Shelburne Falls)

Grammar School, Shelburne Falls, Mass.

Shelburne, Massachusetts, USA (Shelburne Falls)

The Shelburne Falls. (1910)

Shelburne, Massachusetts, USA (Shelburne Falls)

Power Plant 3, Power Construction Co., Shelburne Falls, Mass. (1914)

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1768 - The town of Shelburne is incorporated

14. SHELBURNE. [Pop. 1,022. Inc. 1768.]
Shelburne was originally a part of Deerfield, and was named after Lord Shelburne, a British...Read MORE...

1848 - Shelburne
This town was originally a part of Deerfield, called Deerfield North West. It received its present...Read MORE...

News  1886 - A Passenger Train in Massachusetts Plunges 200 Feet Down an Embankment.
The Cars Take Fire and a Passenger is Roasted Alive Without the Chance of Succor.

Probably a...Read MORE...

Shelburne Massachusetts, 1890
Shelburne occupies a central position in Franklin County, 113 miles northwest of Boston by the...Read MORE...

1906
Shelburne Falls, a banking post-village of Franklin CO., Mass., on the Dcerfield River and on the...Read MORE...

News  1907 - ENGINE DERAILED ON TRESTLE
Narrow Escape From Bad Wreck on Boston and Maine Road Near Shelburne Falls.

A narrow escape from ...Read MORE...

News  1927 - Shelburne Falls Man Treated for Eye Injury
With a wound piercing his eyelid and penetrating the cornea of his eyeball, Arthur Lamont of...Read MORE...


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