Middlefield, Massachusetts, USA - 1845 - MIDDLEFIELD. [Pop. 1,717. Inc. 1783.]
Middlefield was composed of portions of the five towns that surround it, viz., Chester, Becket, Washington, Peru and Worthington.
Middlefield is situated on the declivity of the Hoosaek or Green Mountain range, and lies between two branches of Westfield river.
The town has a fine breed of sheep, and manufactures woollen cloth to a considerable amount.
Distance from Northampton, 24 miles; from Boston, 110.
An Elementary Geography for Massachusetts Children by William Bentley Fowle and Asa Fitz, 1845
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