Ware, Massachusetts, USA - Main St.
Ware, Massachusetts, USA

Main St.

Ware, Massachusetts, USA - Hampshire House
Ware, Massachusetts, USA

Hampshire House

Ware, Massachusetts, USA - Mansion House
Ware, Massachusetts, USA

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Ware, Massachusetts, USA - Geo. H. Gilbert Mfg. Co.'s Office, Ware, Mass.
Ware, Massachusetts, USA

Geo. H. Gilbert Mfg. Co.'s Office, Ware, Mass.

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Ware, Massachusetts, USA
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Where is Ware, Massachusetts, USA? 

Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, USA

Ware was first settled on Equivalent Lands in 1717 and was officially incorporated in 1775. It is named after the English town of Ware, Hertfordshire.wikipedia

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4. WARE. [Pop. 1,890. Inc. 1761.]
This township was originally granted to a military company, for services in the Indian wars.

It is situated on Ware River, a powerful branch of the Chickopee.

The establishment of factories at what is called Ware village, has greatly increased the growth and activity of the...Read MORE...

News  1848 - GREAT FIRE IN WARE.
We learn from a correspondent of the Worcester Telegraph that the most destructive fire that has ever occurred in Ware Village, visited that place on Tuesday morning. Three blocks of stores situated in the central part of the village, were entirely destroyed, and several other stores were much...Read MORE...

Ware Massachusetts, 1890
Ware forms the southeasterly extremity of Hampshire County, and is 75 miles from Boston by the Massachusetts Central Railroad. The Ware River Railroad also runs along the eastern side of the town, following the course of the river, which enters the town at the northeast and flows southwest through...Read MORE...

News  1896 - LEG CUT OFF BY A CAR.
Ware - Patrick McAuly, 69, of Pine street, father of McAuly, the noted ball player for the Washington team, while returning from his barn to his house across the spur track last evening was run over by a car that was backing into the Otis company’s mill yard, and had his left leg torn off below the ...Read MORE...

News  1900 - Two Miles of Flame at Ware.
A forest fire which started near the Charles Gould farm at the foot of Warren hill in Ware, about noon yesterday, spread in a few hours to such an extent that the entire hill south of the town was in flames. A high wind was blowing all the afternoon and drove the fire along through the brush on the ...Read MORE...

Ware, a post-village in Ware township (town), Hampshire co., Mass., on a river of the same name and on the Boston and Albany and the Boston and Maine Rs., 27 miles ENE. of Springfield. The town has manufactures of cot tons and woollens, boots and shoes, hosiery, paper, etc. Pop. of the town in...Read MORE...

Ware, Nov. 24. - A loss of over $30,000 was caused by a fire here late today which destroyed the two-story wooden block, at 118 and 120 Main street. The fire started from some unknown cause in the photographic studio of J. B. L. Monty on the second floor. The first floor was occupied by Charles M....Read MORE...

Was Swimming in Snow’s Pond and Got Beyond His Depth.

John Szarek, 18, was drowned in Snow’s pond at Ware about 6 o’clock last evening, while swimming with two other Poles. He had ventured in above his depth, against the advice of his companions, who saw him sink without being able to render any ...Read MORE...

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