How Well Do You Know Franklin County? week of Dec. 9

  • A lone scarecrow on the town common in Gill. RECORDER FILE/Matt Burkhartt

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

1. Which town’s land was originally incorporated in old Hampshire County around 1662?

2. Which town was sold April 20, 1771 to a group of proprietors headed by Samuel Hitchcock of Springfield?

3. Geographically, this town lies in a wide, irregular bend of the Connecticut River as it makes an abrupt turn northwestward in its southern course at the mouth of the Millers River.

ANSWERS: 1. Shelburne. 2. Hawley 3. Gill