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Ware, Massachusetts, USA

Ware, Hampshire, MA

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

Ware includes: Brimestone Hill and Gibbs Crossing.
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  • 1717 - Ware is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1845 - 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...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 ...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Ware
    Ware, a flourishing post-village in Hampshire co., Massachusetts, 64 miles W. by S. from Boston, near Ware river and branches, which affords good...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...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Ware
    Ware, a post-village in Ware township, Hampshire co., Mass., on a river of the same name, and on the Ware River Railroad, 27 miles E.N.E. of...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...Read MORE...


  • News 1898 - TERRIBLE ACCIDENT. FIVE PERSONS WERE KILLED AND A NUMBER OF OTHERS WOUNDED, SOME FATALLY - ENGINE STRUCK A WAGON.
    Ware, Mass., Aug. 27. - Five persons were killed this evening at Whiting's Crossing on the Boston and Maine Railroad by a collision between a train...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...Read MORE...


  • Ware, Massachusetts, USA
    Main St.
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  • Ware, Massachusetts, USA
    Hampshire House
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  • 1906
    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 ...Read MORE...


  • News 1907 - WARE'S SUNDAY BLAZE CAUSES LOSS OF $30,000
    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....Read MORE...


  • News 1908 - MAN DROWNED AT WARE.
    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...Read MORE...


  • Ware, Massachusetts, USA
    Main Street
    postmarked 1909
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  • Ware, Massachusetts, USA
    Mansion House
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  • Ware, Massachusetts, USA
    Geo. H. Gilbert Mfg. Co.'s Office, Ware, Mass.
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  • 1717 - Ware is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1845 - 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... 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 ... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Ware
    Ware, a flourishing post-village in Hampshire co., Massachusetts, 64 miles W. by S. from Boston, near Ware river and branches, which affords good... 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... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Ware
    Ware, a post-village in Ware township, Hampshire co., Mass., on a river of the same name, and on the Ware River Railroad, 27 miles E.N.E. of... 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... Read MORE...

  • News  1898 - TERRIBLE ACCIDENT. FIVE PERSONS WERE KILLED AND A NUMBER OF OTHERS WOUNDED, SOME FATALLY - ENGINE STRUCK A WAGON.
    Ware, Mass., Aug. 27. - Five persons were killed this evening at Whiting's Crossing on the Boston and Maine Railroad by a collision between a train... 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... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    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 ... Read MORE...

  • News  1907 - WARE'S SUNDAY BLAZE CAUSES LOSS OF $30,000
    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.... Read MORE...

  • News  1908 - MAN DROWNED AT WARE.
    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... Read MORE...

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