Richmond, Massachusetts, USA - 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 is fertile, and the scenery delightful.
The raising of sheep and the manufacture of iron, next to agriculture, are the chief concern.
Distance from Lenox centre, 5 miles; from Boston, 135.
An Elementary Geography for Massachusetts Children by William Bentley Fowle and Asa Fitz, 1845
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