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Notes from a Belchertown meeting records how townspeople voted on the issue of independence from Great Britain.

During some of the darkest days of the war, Belchertown citizens defiantly voted for independence in advance of the Continental Congress’ formal declaration the following month on July 4, 1776.


Gravestone of Independence Booth

Naming your daughter Independence is a living reminder of the meaning of the Revolutionary cause!

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