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Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA

Brimfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, USA

Brimfield was the home of General William Eaton, who conducted a daring expedition through the deserts of Barca, in Africa, in 1805.

Brimfield includes: Parksville and Fentonville.


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  • 1706 - Brimfield is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1731 - Brimfield is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1845 - BRIMFIELD. [Pop. 1,419. Inc. 1731]
    Brimfield was originally granted to certain inhabitants of Springfield, and then included Monson, Wales, and Holland.

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  • News 1847 - Fire In Brimfield
    The beautiful Congregational Church in Brimfield, Mass. was consumed by fire on Sunday forenoon last. It broke out during divine service, and took fro...Read MORE...


  • 1848 - Brimfield
    This town was granted by the general court, in the year 1701, to a number of petitioners, inhabitants of Springfield. The township as originally grant...Read MORE...


  • Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA
    First Congregational Church, Brimfield, Mass.

    Designed by Princeton, Massachusetts architect Captain William Lamb, the church is two stories in height with a front-gable roof on which is set a four-part steeple. Built between 1847 and 1848.
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  • 1854 - Brimfield
    Brimfield, a post-township of Hampden county, Massachusetts, about 70 miles W. by S. from Boston. Population, 1420.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.

  • Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Hitchcock Free Academy and Soldiers' Monument

    The Hitchcock Free Academy, known at first as the Brimfield Free Grammar School, was founded in 1855 by Samuel Austin Hitchcock.
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  • 1859
    BRIMFIELD, a township of Hampden co., in the state of Massachusetts, U.S., 68 m. SW of Boston. It is watered by the Chicopee and Quinebaug rivers, and...Read MORE...


  • News 1881 - Celebrated 107th Birthday
    JEMIMA ALLEN, of Brimfield, Mass., who recently celebrated her 107th birthday, was born at Sturbridge, in that State, on Sept. 3, 1774. Her husband di...Read MORE...


  • Brimfield Massachusetts, 1890
    Brimfield, is an excellent farming town in the extreme east of Hampden County, on the Boston and Albany Railroad, whose station at West Brimfield is 7...Read MORE...


  • Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Old Time Stage Coach
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  • 1895 - Brimfield
    Brimfield, a post-village of Hampden co., Mass., in Brimfield township, on the Chicopee River, 6 miles S.E. of Brimfield Station on the Boston & Alban...Read MORE...


  • Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Lake Ave.
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    Hotel and Car. Brimfield, Mass.
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  • Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA
    The Common. Brimfield, Mass.
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    Bird's-eye View, Brimfield, Mass.
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  • News 1902 - MISSING HEIRS LOCATED - Bible Assists in Revealing Dead California Resident's Identity - The Relatives of Salem Charles, Who Left $142,000 Are Discovered in New England.
    LOS ANGELES, Cal., July 19. - The mystery surrounding the identity of the man known as "Charles Hill," who died at the Good Samaritan Hospital here on...Read MORE...


  • Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA
    J. Danielson Lincoln Memorial Library

    The library was a gift to the town from James Danielson Lincoln in memory of his mother, Sara Danielson, and his wife, Mrs. Eliza T.M. Lincoln. Sarah Danielson was the daughter of Timothy Danielson, one of... Read MORE...

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    First Electric Passenger Car into Brimfield, May 6, 1907
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  • Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Town Hall
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  • Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Looking West from Wales Road
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  • Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Rock Cut Near Foskett's Mills
    Grand Trunk Railroad, abt. 1910
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  • Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Lake Avenue
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  • Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Winter in Brimfield, abt. 1910
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  • Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Bird's Eye View
    East Brimfield, Mass.
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  • Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Main St., North Side, Brimfield, Mass.
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  • Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Sherman Lake, Brimfield, Mass.
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  • Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Steerage Rock, Brimfield, Mass., 1910
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  • 1916
    Brimfield, a post-village of Hampden co., Mass., in Brimfield township (town), on the Chicopee River, 6 miles SE. of West Brimfield, on the Boston and...Read MORE...


  • Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Argonne Rest Camp

    In 1918 the ironically named Argonne Rest Camp, 13 Main Street, was built for Thomas T. Gray when he returned to Brimfield from service in World War I. The Rest Camp was a store oriented to the automobile trade where Gray and... Read MORE...

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  • Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Robert J. MacConnell Dairy bottlecap
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  • Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Cozy Court Cabins
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  • Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Long Vue Motel

    The front yard of this farmstead was converted into a tourist court to take advantage of traffic on Route 20. The farmhouse served as the office and some of the outbuildings were remodeled for motel units and a general store.... Read MORE...

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    H. L. Parker Dairy
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First Congregational Church, Brimfield, Mass.

Designed by Princeton, Massachusetts architect Captain William Lamb, the church is two stories in height with a front-gable roof on which is set a four-part steeple. Built between 1847 and 1848.

Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA

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Hitchcock Free Academy and Soldiers' Monument

The Hitchcock Free Academy, known at first as the Brimfield Free Grammar School, was founded in 1855 by Samuel Austin Hitchcock.
Read more about Samuel Austin HITCHCOCK

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Old Time Stage Coach

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Hotel and Car. Brimfield, Mass.

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The Common. Brimfield, Mass.

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Bird's-eye View, Brimfield, Mass.

Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA

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Lake Ave.

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J. Danielson Lincoln Memorial Library

The library was a gift to the town from James Danielson Lincoln in memory of his mother, Sara Danielson, and his wife, Mrs. Eliza T.M. Lincoln. Sarah Danielson was the daughter of Timothy Danielson, one of... Read MORE...

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First Electric Passenger Car into Brimfield, May 6, 1907

Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA

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Town Hall

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Looking West from Wales Road

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Rock Cut Near Foskett's Mills
Grand Trunk Railroad, abt. 1910

Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA

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Lake Avenue

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Winter in Brimfield, abt. 1910

Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA

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Bird's Eye View
East Brimfield, Mass.

Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA

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Main St., North Side, Brimfield, Mass.

Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA

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Sherman Lake, Brimfield, Mass.

Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA

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Steerage Rock, Brimfield, Mass., 1910

Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA

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Argonne Rest Camp

In 1918 the ironically named Argonne Rest Camp, 13 Main Street, was built for Thomas T. Gray when he returned to Brimfield from service in World War I. The Rest Camp was a store oriented to the automobile trade where Gray and... Read MORE...

Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA

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Robert J. MacConnell Dairy bottlecap

Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA

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Cozy Court Cabins

Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA

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Long Vue Motel

The front yard of this farmstead was converted into a tourist court to take advantage of traffic on Route 20. The farmhouse served as the office and some of the outbuildings were remodeled for motel units and a general store.... Read MORE...

Brimfield, Massachusetts, USA

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H. L. Parker Dairy

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