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Main Street, looking West. Colerain, Mass.

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Colrain, Massachusetts, was settled by Scots-Irish immigrants in the mid-18th century who named their settlement after Lord Coleraine of Northern Ireland. By the 1890s the "e's" had disappeared from general usage. This postcard spells the name in a third way, "Colerain". Colrain is located on the Vermont border. The center of town has remained almost completely unchanged over the last 150 years, and was declared a state historic district in 2006.


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