Great Barrington, Massachusetts, USA (Housatonic) - 1845 - GREAT BARRINGTON. [Pop. 2,704 Inc. 1761.]
Great Barrington was once a parish of Sheffield, and was the shire or county town from 1761 to 1787, when the courts were removed to Lenox.
The town is well watered by the Housatonic and one of its branches.
Alum Hill and Monument Mountain are interesting to lovers of fine
The chief manufactures are of cotton, wool, and iron.
Distance from Lenox, 14 miles ; from Boston, 125.
An Elementary Geography for Massachusetts Children by William Bentley Fowle and Asa Fitz, 1845
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