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Clarksburg, Massachusetts, USA (Briggsville) - 1845 - CLARKSBURG. [Pop. 370. Inc. 1798.]

This town was named after the family of Clark, which is numerous in the settlement.

The mountain land is cold and rocky. A branch of the Hoosick waters the central part, but the principal resource of the inhabitants is lumber.

Distance from Lenox, 27 miles; from Boston, 125.

An Elementary Geography for Massachusetts Children by William Bentley Fowle and Asa Fitz, 1845

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