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Monson, Massachusetts, USA

Monson, Hampden, MA

Monson was included in the area laid out in 1701 and named Brimfield. On April 25, 1760, Monson was made a district with local self-government. Monson was made a town with representation in the legislature on August 21, 1775. monson-ma.gov

Monson includes: State Alms House, State Line, Ellis Mills, and Lyons Village.
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  • 1715 - Monson is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1845 - MONSON. [Pop. 2,151. Inc. 1760.]
    Monson was once a part of Brimfield.

    The Chicopee hounds the town on the north, and a small branch of it affords excellent water power.

    The...Read MORE...


  • 1848 - Monson
    This town was originally a part of Brimfield. About one ninth of the proprietors of that town settled in this part of the township. The first house...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Monson
    Monson, a post-township of Hampden co., Massachusetts, on the Chickopee river, about 20 miles E. from Springfield, contains a manufacturing village...Read MORE...


  • News 1868 - A man in Monson, Mass., has an apple tree which bears this year about two barrels of apples, half of which are Baldwins, and the other half of the Russet variety, interspersed on each limb in just about equal proportions.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    November 21, 1868

  • 1890 Monson Massachusetts
    Monson is a very large and beautiful town in the southeasterly part of Hampden County, 80 miles west by southwest of Boston. The Boston and Albany...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Monson
    Monson, a post-village in Monson township, Hampden co., Mass., on the New London Northern Railroad, 4 miles S. of Palmer, and 15 miles E. of...Read MORE...


  • Monson, Massachusetts, USA
    Century Hotel
  • Monson, Massachusetts, USA
    Memorial Hall
  • 1906
    Monson, a banking post-township (town) of Hampden co., Mass., on the Central Vermont R., 15 miles E. of Springfield. It contains the Monson Academy...Read MORE...


  • Monson, Massachusetts, USA
    Somerset Woolen Mill, Monson, Mass.


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Somerset Woolen Mill, Monson, Mass.
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  • The Nipmuc Indians of Brimfield, Monson, Palmer


    The Nipmuc Indians of Brimfield, Monson, Palmer (www.youtube.com)
  • 1715 - Monson is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1845 - MONSON. [Pop. 2,151. Inc. 1760.]
    Monson was once a part of Brimfield.

    The Chicopee hounds the town on the north, and a small branch of it affords excellent water power.

    The... Read MORE...

  • 1848 - Monson
    This town was originally a part of Brimfield. About one ninth of the proprietors of that town settled in this part of the township. The first house... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Monson
    Monson, a post-township of Hampden co., Massachusetts, on the Chickopee river, about 20 miles E. from Springfield, contains a manufacturing village... Read MORE...

  • News  1868 - A man in Monson, Mass., has an apple tree which bears this year about two barrels of apples, half of which are Baldwins, and the other half of the Russet variety, interspersed on each limb in just about equal proportions.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    November 21, 1868
  • 1890 Monson Massachusetts
    Monson is a very large and beautiful town in the southeasterly part of Hampden County, 80 miles west by southwest of Boston. The Boston and Albany... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Monson
    Monson, a post-village in Monson township, Hampden co., Mass., on the New London Northern Railroad, 4 miles S. of Palmer, and 15 miles E. of... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Monson, a banking post-township (town) of Hampden co., Mass., on the Central Vermont R., 15 miles E. of Springfield. It contains the Monson Academy... Read MORE...

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