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Shay's Rebellion

Pelham, Massachusetts
Year Incorporated

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Town Clerk
Rhodes Building
351 Amherst Road, R.R. 2
Pelham, MA 01002
Town Offices: 413-253-7129
Fax: 413-256-1061

On-Site Resources

Profile of the Town of Pelham
A brief introduction to early Pelham, extracted and edited from “History And Antiquities of Every Town In Massachusetts” by John Warner Barber, 1848. Includes some early town history and names of many early settlers.

Coming soon! — A brief historic profile of Pelham
Extracted from Volume II of History of the Connecticut Valley in Massachusetts, by Louis H. Everts, 1879. Topics include geographical, natural features, early settlement, military, list of selectmen and town clerks, churches, schools, burial-places, industries, Pelham's military record in the Rebellion.

Off-Site Links

Official Town of Pelham site

Pelham Census, 1790

Pelham Profile (PDF Format). Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development.

Commonwealth Community Profile & Links related to the town including addresses of libraries.

Pelham Historical Society. Actual location: Amherst Rd, Pelham, MA 01002; Mailing Address: 40 South Valley Road, Amherst, MA 01002 Phone: (413) 253-2739 [no known web link]

Hampshire County
Western Mass History & Genealogy

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Last Update 29 Apr 2006