Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
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In 1640 Isaac Stedman dammed the First Herring Brook and built a sawmill beside the pond.
1810 - In the year 1810 the United States Congress voted $4000 to build a lighthouse at Scituate Harbor.
The Light, of split granite blocks with a one and one half story house attached, was activated in 1811.
1880 - Best Butter Cow
The Jersey Belle, owned by a Mr. Ellms, of Scituate, Mass., is claimed to be the best "butter cow" living. She is described as being a beautiful animal of a rich yellow fawn-color, diversified with white, weighing nine hundred and fifty pounds, and yielding over seven hundred pounds of butter in a year.
St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
September 4, 1880
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