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Richmond, Massachusetts, USA

Richmond, Berkshire, MA

The area around Richmond was settled as part of the town of Stockbridge in 1756. The town was set apart and incorporated in 1765, and named for Charles Lennox, Duke of Richmond. wikipedia

Richmond includes: Richmond Furnace Station and Richmond Summit Station.
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  • 1760 - Richmond is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1765 - Richmond is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1845 - RICHMOND. [Pop. 1,097. Inc. 1765.]
    Richmond once included Lenox, and was named after the Duke of Richmond.

    Several branches of the Housatonic issue from Richmond. The land...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Richmond
    Richmond, a post-village in Berkshire co., Massachusetts, on the Western railroad, and the Housatonic river, 159 miles W. from Boston. Population of...Read MORE...


  • Richmond, Massachusetts, USA
    Peirson Place as of 1880
    (From J. B. Beers History of Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
    Postcard
  • Richmond Massachusetts, 1890
    Richmond, remarkable for its scenic beauty, is one of the western border-towns of Berkshire County. It has Hancock and Pittsfield on the north, Lenox ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Richmond
    Richmond, a post-village in Richmond £, Berkshire co, Mass., on the Boston & Albany Railroad, 8 1/ 2 miles S.W. of Pittsfield, and 42 miles S.E. of...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Richmond, a post-village in Richmond township (town), Berkshire co., Mass., on the Boston and Albany R., 8 1/ 2 miles SW. of Pittsfield. Pop. of the...Read MORE...




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Peirson Place as of 1880
(From J. B. Beers History of Berkshire County, Massachusetts)
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  • 1760 - Richmond is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1765 - Richmond is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1845 - RICHMOND. [Pop. 1,097. Inc. 1765.]
    Richmond once included Lenox, and was named after the Duke of Richmond.

    Several branches of the Housatonic issue from Richmond. The land... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Richmond
    Richmond, a post-village in Berkshire co., Massachusetts, on the Western railroad, and the Housatonic river, 159 miles W. from Boston. Population of... Read MORE...

  • Richmond Massachusetts, 1890
    Richmond, remarkable for its scenic beauty, is one of the western border-towns of Berkshire County. It has Hancock and Pittsfield on the north, Lenox ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Richmond
    Richmond, a post-village in Richmond £, Berkshire co, Mass., on the Boston & Albany Railroad, 8 1/ 2 miles S.W. of Pittsfield, and 42 miles S.E. of... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Richmond, a post-village in Richmond township (town), Berkshire co., Mass., on the Boston and Albany R., 8 1/ 2 miles SW. of Pittsfield. Pop. of the... Read MORE...

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