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History of Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA

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Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA

Sunderland, Franklin, MA

Sunderland was first settled in 1713 and was officially incorporated in 1718. It was first known as Swampfield, a name which is now honored by Swampfield Road, but the name was changed to attract more residents. It was renamed in honor of Charles Spencer, the Earl of Sunderland. wikipedia

Sunderland includes: Plum Trees, Canada, and Meadows.
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  • 1673 - Sunderland is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1718 - The town of Sunderland is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1845 - SUNDERLAND. [Pop. 719. Inc. 1714.]
    This town was once a part of Hadley, and contained a part of Montague and the whole of Leverett.

    Sunderland lies on the eastern bank of...Read MORE...


  • 1848 - Sunderland
    This town was originally a part of Hadley. It was incorporated as a town in 1718, and the Rev. Josiah Willard was ordained the first minister the...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Sunderland
    Sunderland, a post-village in Franklin co., Massachusetts, on the E. side of Connecticut river, 82 miles W. by N. from Boston. A bridge crosses the...Read MORE...


  • News 1868 - Hon. Horace Greeley's $200 premium for the township of more than fifty dwellings
    which should have at least two good grapevines planted on each homestead, has been won by Sunderland, Mass., and a second premium of $100 by...Read MORE...


  • Sunderland Massachusetts, 1890
    Sunderland, is a pleasant rural town of 700 inhabitants on the east bank of the Connecticut River, and in the southern part of Franklin County, about ...Read MORE...


  • Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA
    The Library, Sunderland, Mass.
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  • Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA
    Sunderland, Mass. from Mt. Sugar Loaf
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  • 1906
    Sunderland, a post-village in Sunderland township (town), Franklin oo., Mass., on the E. bank of the Connecticut River, about 26 miles N. of...Read MORE...


  • Sunderland, Massachusetts, USA
    Sunderland Bridge and Sugar Loaf Mt.
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  • 1673 - Sunderland is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1718 - The town of Sunderland is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1845 - SUNDERLAND. [Pop. 719. Inc. 1714.]
    This town was once a part of Hadley, and contained a part of Montague and the whole of Leverett.

    Sunderland lies on the eastern bank of... Read MORE...

  • 1848 - Sunderland
    This town was originally a part of Hadley. It was incorporated as a town in 1718, and the Rev. Josiah Willard was ordained the first minister the... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Sunderland
    Sunderland, a post-village in Franklin co., Massachusetts, on the E. side of Connecticut river, 82 miles W. by N. from Boston. A bridge crosses the... Read MORE...

  • News  1868 - Hon. Horace Greeley's $200 premium for the township of more than fifty dwellings
    which should have at least two good grapevines planted on each homestead, has been won by Sunderland, Mass., and a second premium of $100 by... Read MORE...

  • Sunderland Massachusetts, 1890
    Sunderland, is a pleasant rural town of 700 inhabitants on the east bank of the Connecticut River, and in the southern part of Franklin County, about ... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Sunderland, a post-village in Sunderland township (town), Franklin oo., Mass., on the E. bank of the Connecticut River, about 26 miles N. of... Read MORE...

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