Deacon Ebenezer Sheldon's Fort - Bernardston, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 41.803 W 072° 31.603
18T E 702587 N 4730102
Quick Description: An historical marker relating to a Colonial Era fort in Bernardston.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 10/31/2011 11:07:53 AM
Waymark Code: WMCZYW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar
Views: 1

Long Description:
On Huckle Hill Road in Bernardston there is a marker describing the location of a fort built by Deacon Ebenezer Sheldon. It appears to have been recently painted over in light gray paint.

1630 - 1930
DEACON EBENEZER
SHELDON'S FORT
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The Lieutenant's son Ebenezer,
later deacon of the church and
first town treasurer, built a
fort ten rods east of here in
1740/41. It was unsuccessfully
attacked by Indians in 1746 during
King George's War.
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Massachusetts Bay Colony
Tercentenary Commission.
Agency Responsible for Placement: Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission

Year Placed: 1930

County: Franklin

City/Town Name: Bernardston

Agency Responsible for Placement (if not in list above): Not listed

Relevant Web Site: Not listed

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