James Daly was the first settler in North Brookfield in 1800. Daly’s son was the first child born in North Queens. North Brookfield’s Baptist Cemetery is also the resting place of the poet John MacPherson, well known for his tome “Acadia.”

North Brookfield was also once a rich gold-mining area after a farmer’s discovery of the metal in 1887.

North Brookfield is on Highway 208, about 10 minutes south of Caledonia.

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