In Becket Center the Town Pound (1768), was built to hold animals who had become a problem or that were illegally wandering around loose in the “Open pasture.” It was located at the southeast end of the public land, measuring 40 feet square and 6 feet high. It still stands today almost 250 years later, as a monument to the workmanship of Becket’s pioneers. I couldn’t resist stopping and putting Ronnie in there, she was not amused ?
More info can be found at townofbecket.org Courtesy Becket Historical Society.
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