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1,358 people. (314th in Massachusetts.)
Charlemont is a highland town with peaks like Pocumtuck Mountain as high as
1872 feet. The town is on the Mohawk Trail, the primary Indian route
between the Hudson River Valley and the Connecticut River Valley, and was
the site of forts built in 1744 as part of the line of defense to protect
settlers further south from Indian attack during the French and Indian
wars. In fact, sections of the town were abandoned by their residents in
1746 after the attack and destruction of Fort Massachusetts by French and
Indian forces. Exposure to this kind of attack slowed the community's
When the ending of the wars stabilized the area, the town grew as an
agricultural and industrial site with grist and saw mills, brick yards,
potash production, furs, hides and palm leaf hats. Charlemont was
agricultural through the mid-20th century. Bisected by the Deerfield River,
the town is now a rural recreation center and because of its location on
the Mohawk Trail, was the site of a very early flow of tourists. The town
hosts a number of recreational and second homes and there is some ski
Northwestern Massachusetts, bordered by Heath and Rowe on the north, Florida on
the west, Savoy on the southwest, Hawley and Buckland on the south, and
Shelburne and Colrain on the west and northwest. Charlemont is 19 miles west of
Greenfield and 114 miles northwest of Boston.
Narrative compiled by the Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD).
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