EDGECAST VIDEO: Sheffield Arbor Day, honoring Shays Rebellion

Arbor Day in Sheffield, Massachusetts, was celebrated by planting trees around the Shays Rebellion Monument (newly restored) commemorating protests in 1787 by former Revolutionary War soldiers against a dysfunctional financial system.

Arbor Day in Sheffield, Massachusetts, was celebrated by planting trees around the Shays Rebellion Monument (newly restored), commemorating an insurrection, on February 20, 1787, by former Continental Army soldiers whose farms were seized by currency manipulation and the banks while they were away fighting the British. Among the protest leaders was Daniel Shays of Sheffield.