Savoy, Massachusetts, USA - 23. SAVOY. [Pop. 915. Inc. 1797.]
This township was originally granted to the heirs of soldiers who were in the Canada expedition of 1690, and it was probably named Savoy, because, like Savoy in Sardinia, it is a mountainous region.
Branches of Deerfield and Westfield Rivers rise in this town.
The inhabitants are mostly farmers, who raise cattle and keep large dairies.
Distance from Lenox, 25 miles; from Boston, 125.
An Elementary Geography for Massachusetts Children by William Bentley Fowle and Asa Fitz, 1845
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