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Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA
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Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, USA

"Haverhill, hā’ver-il, 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 Boston by the Boston & Maine Railroad, which here crosses the river, and 6 miles N.E. of Lawrence. A bridge over the river connects this city with Bradford. Haverhill contains about 17 churches, 5 national banks, a high school, a city hall, a public library, gas-works, and printing-offices which issue 2 daily and 2 weekly newspapers. Here are extensive manufactures of boots and shoes, hats, caps, bricks, and flannel. The manufacture of boots and shoes is the principal business of the place, and employs about 10,000 men and women. The river is navigable to this town, which is nearly 18 miles from the ocean. Pop. in 1860, 9995; in 1870, 13,092; in 1880, 18,472; in 1890, 27,415."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

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

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

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History of / News About Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA

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1641 - Haverhill founded
First settled in 1640, incorporated 1641
1708 - August 29 - Haverhill, Mass destroyed by French & Indians
9. HAVERHILL [Pop. 4,336. Inc. 1643.]
The Indian name of this place was Pentucket.

This town was probably named in compliment...

News  1857 - A Snake on Ice
A black snake, four or five feet long, the other day attempted to cross a pond in Haverhill,...Read MORE...

HAVERHILL, a handsome town of Essex co., Massachusetts, situated on the N side of Merrimac river,...Read MORE...

News  1870 - Death of a Centernarian
The Hon. Moses Wingate died at Haverhill, Massachusetts, yesterday, June 6th, at the advanced age...Read MORE...

News  1873 - French Count
The French Count that married the belle of Haverhill, Massachusetts, who nursed him through the...Read MORE...

News  1876 - Married at 84
A maiden lady was married in Haverhill, Massachusetts, last week, after turning her eighty-fourth...Read MORE...

Boston, Feb. 18. - Eighty-two shoe and leather firms, representing at least $2,500,000, are wiped...Read MORE...

News  1882 - Fire
The loss by the great fire at Haverhill, Massachusetts, is estimated at $2,000,000. The burned...Read MORE...

News  1883 - Serious Accident
While the steamers were playing at Washington square, Thursday, Herbert Swett, a lad 15 years of...Read MORE...

News  1883 - Stamps Stolen
The Haverhill, Massachusetts, post office was burglarized on Wednesday night and $500 in money and...Read MORE...

News  1887 - Striking Stitchers Return to Work
The striking M'Kay stitchers in Haverhill, Massachusetts, held a meeting yesterday and voted to...Read MORE...

Haverhill Massachusetts, 1890
HAVERHILL, the Pentucket of the Indians, is an enterprising and uncommonly beautiful city, noted...Read MORE...

News  1890 - Shoemakers Return to Work
The shoemakers' troubles at Haverhill, Massachusetts, were settled yesterday and 3,000 men returned ...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...Read MORE...

News  1894 - Sunday Morning Fire
HAVERHILL, Mass., Jan. 14. - The two story double house at North Groveland, occupied by Charles E...Read MORE...

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1907 - November 28 - In Haverhill, Massachusetts, scrap-metal dealer Louis B. Mayer opens his first movie theater.
News  1913 - Women Barbers
Haverhill, Massachusetts, master barbers, who have refused to grant the demands of the barbers'...Read MORE...

Haverhill, ha'ver-hil, a city of Essex co., Mass., situated on the left or N". bank of the Merrimac ...Read MORE...

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