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History of Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA

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Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA

Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, USA

Beginning in the 18th century, Haverhill first developed a tanning industry and then became the most important center for the manufacture of women's shoes. u-s-history.com

Haverhill includes: Bradford, Brickett Hill, East Parish, Highlands, Island Park Station, Millvale, Paper Mill, Ricka Village (Rock Village), Riverside, Rosemont Station, Ward Hill, West Parish, and Ayers Village.


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  • 1641 - Haverhill founded
    First settled in 1640, incorporated 1641
    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA
    Poet Whittier's Birthplace, built 1688
  • 1708 - August 29 - Haverhill, Mass destroyed by French & Indians

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  • 1845 - HAVERHILL [Pop. 4,336. Inc. 1643.]
    The Indian name of this place was Pentucket.

    This town was probably named in compliment to the first minister, Mr. Ward, who came from...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Haverhill
    Havebhill, a flourishing post-village of Essex county, Massachusetts, on the N. bank of the Merrimac river, at the head of navigation, about 15 miles ...Read MORE...


  • News 1857 - A Snake on Ice
    A black snake, four or five feet long, the other day attempted to cross a pond in Haverhill, Massachusetts, on the ice, but the progress made by his...Read MORE...


  • 1859
    HAVERHILL, a handsome town of Essex co., Massachusetts, situated on the N side of Merrimac river, across which are two bridges, one 1,000 ft., and...Read MORE...


  • 1869 - Haverhill incorporated as a city

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • News 1870 - Death of a Centernarian
    The Hon. Moses Wingate died at Haverhill, Massachusetts, yesterday, June 6th, at the advanced age of one hundred years and eight months. He held many ...Read MORE...


  • News 1873 - French Count
    The French Count that married the belle of Haverhill, Massachusetts, who nursed him through the small-pox, has quite recovered, and will soon be...Read MORE...


  • News 1876 - Married at 84
    A maiden lady was married in Haverhill, Massachusetts, last week, after turning her eighty-fourth birthday. This should comfort the hearts of...Read MORE...


  • News 1882 - DESTRUCTION BY FIRE.
    Boston, Feb. 18. - Eighty-two shoe and leather firms, representing at least $2,500,000, are wiped out by the fire in Haverhill this morning. More...Read MORE...


  • News 1882 - Fire
    The loss by the great fire at Haverhill, Massachusetts, is estimated at $2,000,000. The burned territory embraces the largest part of the business...Read MORE...


  • News 1883 - Serious Accident
    While the steamers were playing at Washington square, Thursday, Herbert Swett, a lad 15 years of age, in climbing down from the building occupied by...Read MORE...


  • News 1883 - Stamps Stolen
    The Haverhill, Massachusetts, post office was burglarized on Wednesday night and $500 in money and $7,000 worth of stamps stolen.
    The Weekly Hawk
    Burlington, Iowa
    November 8, 1883

  • News 1887 - Striking Stitchers Return to Work
    The striking M'Kay stitchers in Haverhill, Massachusetts, held a meeting yesterday and voted to notify the manufacturers that they were ready to go...Read MORE...


  • News 1890 - Shoemakers Return to Work
    The shoemakers' troubles at Haverhill, Massachusetts, were settled yesterday and 3,000 men returned to work.
    Tyrone Daily Herald
    Tyrone, Pennsylvania
    January 21, 1890

  • Haverhill Massachusetts, 1890
    HAVERHILL, the Pentucket of the Indians, is an enterprising and uncommonly beautiful city, noted for the manufacture of boots and shoes, and for its...Read MORE...


  • News 1893 - HUNDRED LIVES IN DANGER. Ice In the River at Haverhill Breaks Up While People Are Crossing.
    HAVERHILL, Mass., Dec. 28. - Special Telegram - The Merrimac River was the scene this noon of a narrow escape from a frightful accident. More than...Read MORE...


  • News 1894 - Sunday Morning Fire
    HAVERHILL, Mass., Jan. 14. - The two story double house at North Groveland, occupied by Charles E Brown, was burned with its contents this morning....Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Haverhill
    Haverhill, a city of Essex co., Mass., is situated on the left or N. bank of the Merrimac River, about 18 miles below Lowell. It is 33 miles N. of...Read MORE...


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  • Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA
    Washington Square and Merrimack Street. U.S. Post Office on right. Haverhill, Mass.
  • Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA
    High School
  • Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA
    Spiller Garrison House
  • Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA
    Haverhill, Mass. Hale Hospital.
  • Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA
    Haverhill Station, B. & M. Depot, January 1905
  • 1907 - November 28 - In Haverhill, Massachusetts, scrap-metal dealer Louis B. Mayer opens his first movie theater.

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  • Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA
    1909 ad
    Atherton-Byard Furniture Co.
    16 Washington Sq., Haverhill, Mass.

    Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909
  • Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA
    Winnikenni Castle
  • Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA
    City Hall
  • Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA
    North Church
  • Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA
    Winter Street School, 1910
  • News 1913 - Women Barbers
    Haverhill, Massachusetts, master barbers, who have refused to grant the demands of the barbers' union for a $13 minimum wage, have engaged women...Read MORE...


  • Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA
    Main Street
  • 1916
    Haverhill, ha'ver-hil, a city of Essex co., Mass., situated on the left or N". bank of the Merrimac River, about 18 miles below Lowell. It is 33...Read MORE...


  • Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA
    Merrimack Street, looking East
  • Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA
    Haverhill Bridge
  • Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA
    Elks' Home
  • Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA
    Bradford Academy
  • Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA
    Post Office


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Poet Whittier's Birthplace, built 1688

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Washington Square and Merrimack Street. U.S. Post Office on right. Haverhill, Mass.

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Haverhill, Mass. Hale Hospital.

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High School

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Spiller Garrison House


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Haverhill Station, B. & M. Depot, January 1905

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1909 ad
Atherton-Byard Furniture Co.
16 Washington Sq., Haverhill, Mass.

Kensington, New Hampshire, sketches and reminiscences by Mace, Ida M Published 1909

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Winnikenni Castle

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City Hall

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North Church

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Winter Street School, 1910

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Main Street

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Merrimack Street, looking East


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Haverhill Bridge

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Elks' Home

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Bradford Academy

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Post Office
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  • 1641 - Haverhill founded
    First settled in 1640, incorporated 1641
    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1708 - August 29 - Haverhill, Mass destroyed by French & Indians

    historyorb.com
  • 1845 - HAVERHILL [Pop. 4,336. Inc. 1643.]
    The Indian name of this place was Pentucket.

    This town was probably named in compliment to the first minister, Mr. Ward, who came from... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Haverhill
    Havebhill, a flourishing post-village of Essex county, Massachusetts, on the N. bank of the Merrimac river, at the head of navigation, about 15 miles ... Read MORE...

  • News  1857 - A Snake on Ice
    A black snake, four or five feet long, the other day attempted to cross a pond in Haverhill, Massachusetts, on the ice, but the progress made by his... Read MORE...

  • 1859
    HAVERHILL, a handsome town of Essex co., Massachusetts, situated on the N side of Merrimac river, across which are two bridges, one 1,000 ft., and... Read MORE...

  • 1869 - Haverhill incorporated as a city

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • News  1870 - Death of a Centernarian
    The Hon. Moses Wingate died at Haverhill, Massachusetts, yesterday, June 6th, at the advanced age of one hundred years and eight months. He held many ... Read MORE...

  • News  1873 - French Count
    The French Count that married the belle of Haverhill, Massachusetts, who nursed him through the small-pox, has quite recovered, and will soon be... Read MORE...

  • News  1876 - Married at 84
    A maiden lady was married in Haverhill, Massachusetts, last week, after turning her eighty-fourth birthday. This should comfort the hearts of... Read MORE...

  • News  1882 - DESTRUCTION BY FIRE.
    Boston, Feb. 18. - Eighty-two shoe and leather firms, representing at least $2,500,000, are wiped out by the fire in Haverhill this morning. More... Read MORE...

  • News  1882 - Fire
    The loss by the great fire at Haverhill, Massachusetts, is estimated at $2,000,000. The burned territory embraces the largest part of the business... Read MORE...

  • News  1883 - Serious Accident
    While the steamers were playing at Washington square, Thursday, Herbert Swett, a lad 15 years of age, in climbing down from the building occupied by... Read MORE...

  • News  1883 - Stamps Stolen
    The Haverhill, Massachusetts, post office was burglarized on Wednesday night and $500 in money and $7,000 worth of stamps stolen. The Weekly Hawk
    Burlington, Iowa
    November 8, 1883
  • News  1887 - Striking Stitchers Return to Work
    The striking M'Kay stitchers in Haverhill, Massachusetts, held a meeting yesterday and voted to notify the manufacturers that they were ready to go... Read MORE...

  • Haverhill Massachusetts, 1890
    HAVERHILL, the Pentucket of the Indians, is an enterprising and uncommonly beautiful city, noted for the manufacture of boots and shoes, and for its... Read MORE...

  • News  1890 - Shoemakers Return to Work
    The shoemakers' troubles at Haverhill, Massachusetts, were settled yesterday and 3,000 men returned to work. Tyrone Daily Herald
    Tyrone, Pennsylvania
    January 21, 1890
  • News  1893 - HUNDRED LIVES IN DANGER. Ice In the River at Haverhill Breaks Up While People Are Crossing.
    HAVERHILL, Mass., Dec. 28. - Special Telegram - The Merrimac River was the scene this noon of a narrow escape from a frightful accident. More than... Read MORE...

  • News  1894 - Sunday Morning Fire
    HAVERHILL, Mass., Jan. 14. - The two story double house at North Groveland, occupied by Charles E Brown, was burned with its contents this morning.... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Haverhill
    Haverhill, a city of Essex co., Mass., is situated on the left or N. bank of the Merrimac River, about 18 miles below Lowell. It is 33 miles N. of... Read MORE...

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  • 1907 - November 28 - In Haverhill, Massachusetts, scrap-metal dealer Louis B. Mayer opens his first movie theater.

    historyorb.com
  • News  1913 - Women Barbers
    Haverhill, Massachusetts, master barbers, who have refused to grant the demands of the barbers' union for a $13 minimum wage, have engaged women... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Haverhill, ha'ver-hil, a city of Essex co., Mass., situated on the left or N". bank of the Merrimac River, about 18 miles below Lowell. It is 33... Read MORE...

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