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What was the Year?
1949

What was the Season?
winter

Can you name any of the people?
Robert Benjamin of North Hoosac Rd Williamstown

Can you name the location?
back channel Hoosic River near Cole Field in Williamstown

Comments...
Body of Mr. George Beebe, 66, who was drowned as he was swept into the current and through a culvert in the North Adams flood that took place New Year's Eve 1948. The white sole of Mr. Beebe's rubbe boot is what first caught Mr. Benjamin's attention as he searched for the body. Death was ruled accidental. (Picture in Transcript 1/05/49


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