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ID: 2049645
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Dalton (inhabited place)  Dalton (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 42 28 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 42.4667  decimal degrees
Long: 073 10 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -73.1667  decimal degrees

Note: Settled in 18th cen. on land granted to Oliver Parfield; noted for Crane Paper Company that has made paper for US currency & bonds since 1846.

Names:
Dalton (preferred,C,V)
Ashuelot Equivalent (H,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Massachusetts (state)  ............  Massachusetts (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Berkshire (county)  ................  Berkshire (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Dalton (inhabited place)  ....................  Dalton (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  founded in 1775
town (C)
manufacturing center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Ashuelot Equivalent..........  [VP]
...................................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 222
Dalton..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25000128
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 222
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25000128
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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