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Erving, Massachusetts, USA

Erving, Franklin, MA

Erving was first settled in 1801 and officially incorporated—it being the last unincorporated land in Massachusetts—in 1838. What is now Erving was once the farm of John Erving, the first colonial in the area. kids.kiddle.co

Erving includes: Farley and Millers Falls.
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  • 1801 - Erving is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1838 - The town of Erving is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1845 - ERVING. [Pop. 309. Inc. 1838.]
    This little town, until lately, was known as Erving's Grant, and was probably named in honor of John Erving, a Boston merchant, to whom the tract ...Read MORE...


  • 1848 - Erving
    The territory comprising this town was an unincorporated tract, called Erving’s Grant, lying on the north bank of Miller’s river, bounded north by...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Erving
    Erving, a post-township of Franklin county, Massachusetts, on the E. side of Connecticut river, and on the Vt. and Mass. railroad, 70 miles W. N. W....Read MORE...


  • Erving Massachusetts, 1890
    Erving is a long narrow town, of irregular form, lying along the north side of Miller's River, in the easterly part of Franklin County. It is 91...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Erving
    Er'ving, a post-village of Franklin co., Mass., in Erving township, on Miller's River, 14 miles by rail E. of Greenfield. It has a church, and...Read MORE...


  • Erving, Massachusetts, USA
    Millers River toward Erving
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  • Erving, Massachusetts, USA
    Church Street at Bridge, Erving, Mass.
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  • Erving, Massachusetts, USA

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  • 1916
    Erring, a post-village of Franklin co., Mass., in Erving township (town), on Miller's River, 14 miles by rail E. of Greenfield. Pop. of the town in...Read MORE...




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  • 1801 - Erving is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1838 - The town of Erving is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1845 - ERVING. [Pop. 309. Inc. 1838.]
    This little town, until lately, was known as Erving's Grant, and was probably named in honor of John Erving, a Boston merchant, to whom the tract ... Read MORE...

  • 1848 - Erving
    The territory comprising this town was an unincorporated tract, called Erving’s Grant, lying on the north bank of Miller’s river, bounded north by... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Erving
    Erving, a post-township of Franklin county, Massachusetts, on the E. side of Connecticut river, and on the Vt. and Mass. railroad, 70 miles W. N. W.... Read MORE...

  • Erving Massachusetts, 1890
    Erving is a long narrow town, of irregular form, lying along the north side of Miller's River, in the easterly part of Franklin County. It is 91... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Erving
    Er'ving, a post-village of Franklin co., Mass., in Erving township, on Miller's River, 14 miles by rail E. of Greenfield. It has a church, and... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Erring, a post-village of Franklin co., Mass., in Erving township (town), on Miller's River, 14 miles by rail E. of Greenfield. Pop. of the town in... Read MORE...

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