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FIELD MEETING---1898.

FIELD MEETING.
OF THE
POCUMTUCK VALLEY MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION,
TO BE HELD AT
GRAND ARMY HALL, COLRAIN, MASS., THURSDAY, SEPT 8, 1898.

On this occasion the Society meets upon the invitation of the inhabitants of the town, to assist in the dedication of memorial stones which the town has erected upon the sites of the first meetinghouse and Forts Morrison, Morris and Lucas.

All members of the Society and the public in general are cordially invited to attend.

ORDER OF EXERCISES.

COMMENCING AT 10 O'CLOCK, A. M.

1. SINGING.
2. PRAYER, By Rev. Charles M. Crookes.
3. REPORT OF COMMITTEE OF THE TOWN UPON THE ERECTION OF MONUMENTS, By H. A. Howard.
4. ADDRESS OF WELCOME TO THE ASSOCIATION, By Lorenzo Griswold.
5. RESPONSE, By Francis M. Thompson, Vice-President of the Association.
6. SINGING.
7. POEM, By Mrs. Nellie J. T. Brigham.
8. HISTORICAL ADDRESS, By Charles H. McClellan, of Troy, N. Y.
9. SOCIAL HOUR ---Collation.
10. ADDRESS, By Herbert C. Parsons, Corresponding Secretary of the Association.

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This excerpt from "Colrain's Early Days" bemoans the fact that many men who displayed valor in the American Revolution made a poor choice by joining with the insurgents in Shays' Rebellion.

 

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Excerpt from "Colrain's Early Days" from Field Meeting of the PVMA held at Colrain

publisher   Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association
author   Charles H.[ugh] McClellan
date   1898
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
height   9.0"
width   5.75"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
item type   Periodicals/Article
accession #   #L04.057


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"The History of the Insurrections in Massachusetts in the year seventeen hundred and eighty six and the Rebellion"

Captain Daniel Shays' House from "The History of Pelham from 1738 to 1898 including the Early History of Prescott"

List of Colrain Insurgents


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