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How well do you know Colrain?

  • The Arthur A. Smith covered bridge over the North River in Colrain. Recorder Staff/Matt Burkhartt


Friday, June 16, 2017

1. Many of the town’s original settlers were immigrants from where?

2. Before “Coleraine” was incorporated as a town in 1761, what was it called?

3. Lord Coleraine, an Irish peer, sent the town something that never arrived – what was it?

Answers: 1. Ireland and Scotland. 2. Boston Township No. 2. 3. A fine bell that apparently, as the story goes, ended up in a church in Boston after an unscrupulous agent to whom it was entrusted sold it.