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Bad roads in old Sharon

With the arrival of the automobile age in the early 1900s, there was increased traffic between Manhattan and the resort community Lenox in western Massachusetts.

Motorists drove north from the city to Poughkeepsie,  veered to Amenia and Sharon, then cruised to Salisbury and through Sheffield to Stockbridge and beyond. They went the reverse route to home.

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