How well do you know Franklin county? Week of Jan. 13, 2018

  • Carl Bravemann of Carl’s Four Season Yardscape Services clears snow from the Buckland side of Shelburne Falls. Recorder Staff/Paul Franz

Tuesday, January 09, 2018

1. Ashfield was known for producing what in the mid 1800s?

2. What was the original name for the town of Athol?

3. In what year was the town of Buckland incorporated?

Answers: 1. Wool, Ashfield the leading wool-producing town by 1840. 2. Pequoiag, originally named after the Indians who inhabited the area in 1735.