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Russell, Massachusetts, USA

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Where is Russell, Massachusetts, USA? 

Russell, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA
Russell was originally part of the Pocumtuc (also called Deerfield) nation, who spoke an Algonquian language.wikipedia



Russell, Massachusetts, USA - Railroad Station, Russell, Mass.
Russell, Massachusetts, USA

Railroad Station, Russell, Mass.
Russell, Massachusetts, USA - Approaching the Berkshire Hills, near Russell, Mass.
Russell, Massachusetts, USA

Approaching the Berkshire Hills, near Russell, Mass.
Russell, Massachusetts, USA - New Bridge. (1915)
Russell, Massachusetts, USA

New Bridge. (1915)

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General Henry Knox and his troops passed through here in the winter of 1775-76 with a load of 59 cannons pulled by teams of oxen.
The cannons were captured from the British at Fort Ticonderoga and Crown Point. They were...Read MORE...

1792 - The town of Russell is incorporated

14. RUSSELL. [Pop. 955. Inc. 1792.]
Russell was once a part of Westfield and Montgomery.

This town is watered by Westfield and...Read MORE...

1848 - Russell
This town was incorporated in 1792. It was formerly a part of Westfield, and was called the New...Read MORE...

News  1870 - Forbidden to Read Bible
The Irish Catholics at Russell, Mass., have forbidden their children to read the Bible in the...Read MORE...

1890 Russell Massachusetts
Russell is a small farming town abounding in wild and romantic scenery, on the Green Mountain...Read MORE...

1906
Russell, a post-village and township (town) of Hampden co., Mass., on the Westfield River and on...Read MORE...

News  1930 - FIRES SWEEP 2000 ACRES NEAR RUSSELL
High Wind Whips Flames, Blamed on Sparks From Locomotive, a as More Than 750 Men and Boys Battle...Read MORE...


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