Bara-Hack

Name:

Bara Hack

County:

Windham

Zip Code:

6259

Latitude / Longitude:

41° 52′ 0 N, 71° 59′ 0 W

Elevation:

430 ft (131 m)

Time Zone:

Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)

Comments:

Bara-Hack is said to have been founded in 1780 or 1790 by two Welsh settlers, Obadiah Higginbotham and John Randall, and their families. The settlement’s name, bara-hack, is a Welsh term meaning “breaking of bread”. The community was abandoned by 1890, possibly some time after the Civil War.

Remains:

 

Established:

1713

Disestablished:

1890

Current Status:

Bara-Hack is a former village

Remarks:

 

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