Commemorating the Swift River Valley in the 75th year of the Quabbin Reservoir

From the Town of Shutesbury February 14, 1927 Annual Town Meeting minutes:

Article 20:  Voted as follows:  Resolved:

That we the voters of the Town of Shutesbury in town meeting assembled extend to our neighbors in the Swift River Vally our heartfelt sympathy for them in their compulsory abandonment of their homes because of the proposed flooding of their beautiful valley; that we extend to any of them who wish a hearty invitation to establish new homes in our community and, further, be it Resolved:  that the Town Clerk be instructed to send a copy of these resolutions to the Chairman of the Swift River Valley protection Committee and the Clerks of the towns of Enfiled, Dana, Greenwich, Prescott and New Salem.