Where IS Burnham’s Rock? More appropriately . . . where WAS Burnham’s Rock.
Once the best fishing spot for American Shad and Atlantic Salmon on the Connecticut River . . . right here at the Turners Falls Dam.
Burnham’s Rock is mentioned in various historical accounts of our area but little has been done to identify its storied location; until now.
You now have an opportunity to investigate the extensive research that’s being offered here in the Western MA History Collective database via the Montague Historical Society website. Go ahead, click here Burnham’s Rock to begin . . . it’s a fascinating historical account.