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Israel Bissell Gravesite
Israel Bissell, a post rider with Paul Revere, delivered the news of fighting in Lexington and Concord at the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War, to Philadelphia and the Continental Congress in 1775 after Revere was stopped by the British.
Indian Burial Ground
Stafford Hill Memorial
Colonel Joab Stafford, one of Cheshire's earliest settlers, distinguished
himself at the Battle of Bennington in 1777. The Stafford Hill Monument
was erected on his gravesite by the Massachusetts Sons of the American
Revolution in 1927.