Becket Town Pound - Becket, Massachusetts, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 42° 16.910 W 073° 03.751
18T E 659750 N 4682885
Quick Description: A nice little town pound located a short distance up the road from the Town Hall in Becket, Massachusetts, USA.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 10/29/2010 8:38:33 AM
Waymark Code: WMA13M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Too Tall John
Views: 11

Long Description:
The Becket Town Pound is located on Route 8 about 1/4-mile north of the Becket Town Hall. It was constructed in 1768 and is a square construction of rock walls. The gate is no longer present. The town pound demarcates the southern boundary of the Becket Center National Historic District. A sign denoting the historic locations in Becket identifies this as the historic town pound. See the three pictures of this sign in the photo gallery for details.
Approximate dimensions: 25 X 25 feet

Condition: Well preserved or restored

Marked by sign?: no

Construction Material: Stone

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