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Sheffield, Massachusetts, USA

Sheffield, Berkshire, MA

Sheffield, Massachusetts, was officially incorporated on June 22, 1733, the first town incorporated in what is now Berkshire County. Its north parish was set off and incorporated as Great Barrington in 1761. Located on the fertile floodplain of the Housatonic River valley, the principal industry was agriculture. kids.kiddle.co

Sheffield includes: Ashley Falls.
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  • 1726 - Sheffield is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1733 - Sheffield is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1845 - SHEFFIELD. [Pop. 2,322. Inc. 1733.]
    Sheffield was originally the lowest of certain tracts called the Housatonic townships, and originally included the southern part of Great...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Sheffield
    Sheffield, a post-village in Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, on the Housatonic river and railroad, about 120 miles S. W. by W. from Boston. Population...Read MORE...


  • News 1863 - GREAT HAIL STORM IN SHEFFIELD.
    The town of Sheffield was visited on Sunday afternoon with a terrific hail storm, commencing about 3 o'clock and raging with great fury for nearly...Read MORE...


  • Sheffield Massachusetts, 1890
    Sheffield is a large and beautiful town in the southwest part of Berkshire County, 182 miles from Boston. It contains 453 dwelling-houses and 2,033...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Sheffield
    Sheffield, a post-village in Sheffield township, Berk shire co, Mass., on the Housatonic River and the Housatonic Railroad, 31 miles S. of...Read MORE...


  • Sheffield, Massachusetts, USA
    Hotel Elmhurst
    Postcard
  • Sheffield, Massachusetts, USA
    Main Street
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  • 1906
    Sheffield, a post-village in Sheffield township (town), Berkshire co., Mass., on the Housatonio River and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., ...Read MORE...


  • Sheffield, Massachusetts, USA
    The F-2 Milk Bar, Sheffield, Mass.
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Hotel Elmhurst
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Main Street
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The F-2 Milk Bar, Sheffield, Mass.
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  • 1726 - Sheffield is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1733 - Sheffield is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1845 - SHEFFIELD. [Pop. 2,322. Inc. 1733.]
    Sheffield was originally the lowest of certain tracts called the Housatonic townships, and originally included the southern part of Great... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Sheffield
    Sheffield, a post-village in Berkshire Co., Massachusetts, on the Housatonic river and railroad, about 120 miles S. W. by W. from Boston. Population... Read MORE...

  • News  1863 - GREAT HAIL STORM IN SHEFFIELD.
    The town of Sheffield was visited on Sunday afternoon with a terrific hail storm, commencing about 3 o'clock and raging with great fury for nearly... Read MORE...

  • Sheffield Massachusetts, 1890
    Sheffield is a large and beautiful town in the southwest part of Berkshire County, 182 miles from Boston. It contains 453 dwelling-houses and 2,033... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Sheffield
    Sheffield, a post-village in Sheffield township, Berk shire co, Mass., on the Housatonic River and the Housatonic Railroad, 31 miles S. of... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Sheffield, a post-village in Sheffield township (town), Berkshire co., Mass., on the Housatonio River and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., ... Read MORE...

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