Williamston, MA Stage Accident, Aug 1846

Stage Accident. The Pittsfield Sun states that a bridge near Williamston broke down on Monday evening, precipitating a stage load of eleven passengers 8 or 9 feet into the river. The coach was turned bottom up in its fall, but no one was killed, though all were considerably injured. Among the passengers were Judge Washburn, of Worcester, Rev. Dr. Prime, of New York, Rev. Dr. Davis, of Westfield, and Rev. Dr. Cooley of Granville, on their way to attend the Commencement exercises at Williams College.

The Farmers' Cabinet, Amherst, NH 27 Aug 1846