How well do you know Shutesbury?

  • A tributary off of Lake Wyola in Shutesbury is covered in fallen leaves RECORDER FILE/Matt Burkhartt

Friday, October 13, 2017

1. Like many other villages in the Pioneer Valley, did Shutesbury ever suffer from Indian assault?

2. What was Shutesbury, which was named in honor of Gov. Samuel Shute, originally known as?

3. What industries have been popular in Shutesbury over many years?

Answers: 1. No, but a fort was built in 1748 near the residence of Rev. Abraham Hill as a precaution. 2. Roadtown. 3. Lumbering, bottling, cottage industries and inns for travelers.