Tyringham, MA: history, population, rivers, lakes, mountains, resorts, hotels, motels, inns, and landmarks.

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Tyringham, Massachusetts

Berkshire county. There are several ponds in this town, from which issues a branch of Housatonick river.

Tyringham lies 125 miles W. from Boston, 14 S.E. from Lenox, and 35 E. from Hudson, N.Y. Incorporated, 1762. Population, in 1837, 1,288.

The manufactures of the town consist of paper, iron castings, boots, shoes, leather, forks, rakes, palm-leaf hats, chair stuff, and wooden ware: annual value, about $35,000.

The surface of the town is uneven, and in some parts mountainous. "Hop Brook Valley" is a beautiful and romantic spot. There is a society of "Shakers" in Tyringham. See Canterbury, N.H.

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