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Compiled by Cindy Brown & Laurel O'Donnell
344 Main St., Plainfield, MA 01070
Jacob Porter, Topography, Descriptions and Historical Sketch of Plainfield, in Hampshire County, Massachusetts (Greenfield, 1834).
Churches and Religious History
The Congregational church was gathered Aug. 31, 1786; First Parish and Society were organized in 1838. The first minister was Rev. Moses Hallock, ordained 1792, d. 1837. Early deacons included Lt. John Packard (c. 1792, d. 1807); Capt. James Richards (c. 1792, d. 1842); and Joseph Beals (c. 1803, d. 1813).
"Earliest Church Records, Volume 1" 1786-1830
Records of the Congregational Church, Plainfield, Massachusetts" 1830-1841
Shaw Memorial Library
312 Main Street
Plainfield, MA 01070-9709
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Other Pertinent Links
State of Massachusetts, Plainfield Commonwealth Community Information
Massachusetts State Community Profile of Plainfield
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