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Lanesborough, Massachusetts, USA

Lanesborough, Berkshire, MA

One of the first Berkshire communities to be settled, Lanesborough was originally known as "New Framingham", carved from part of Northern Berkshire Township #6. Lanesborough was first settled in 1753 and was officially incorporated in 1765. It was renamed Lanesborough, for the Countess of Lanesborough, a friend of Governor Francis Bernard, who incorporated the town. kids.kiddle.co

Lanesborough includes: Berkshire, Brennon's Hill, and Gunn's Grove.
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Hillcrest, former Home of "Josh Billings", Lanesboro, Mass.

"[Josh Billings] The humorist was one of a dozen children of Scotch-Irish farmer and lawyer Henry Vinal Shaw (1788-1857) and Laura Wheeler (1791-1871). The senior Shaw built the... Read MORE...

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