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Belmont, Massachusetts, USA

Belmont, Middlesex, MA

Belmont was established on March 10, 1859, by former citizens of, and land from the bordering towns of Watertown, to the south; Waltham, to the west; and Arlington, then known as West Cambridge, to the north. They also wanted a town where no one could buy or sell alcohol. The town was named after Bellmont, the 200 acre estate of one of the leading and largest donor to its creation, John Perkins Cushing. kids.kiddle.co

Belmont includes: Hill Crossing and Waverley.
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  • 1636 - Belmont is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1859 - Belmont is incorporated
    Belmont was established on March 10, 1859, by former citizens of, and land from the bordering towns of Watertown, to the south; Waltham, to the west; ...Read MORE...


  • Belmont Massachusetts, 1890
    Belmont is a beautiful suburban town in the southeasterly part of Middlesex County, about six miles northwest of Boston. Lexington adjoins it on the...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Belmont
    Belmont, a post-village of Middlesex co., Mass., in Belmont township, on the Fitchburg Railroad, 6 miles W.N.W. of Boston. It has a high school and 2 ...Read MORE...


  • 1916
    Belmont, a banking post-village and township (town) of Middlesex co., Mass., on the Fitchburg R., 6 miles WNW. of Boston. Belmont has a fertile soil...Read MORE...


  • Belmont, Massachusetts, USA
    Town Hall
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  • Belmont, Massachusetts, USA
    St. Joseph's Catholic Church
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  • News 1936 - Fog Blankets New England, Due to Thaw - Woman Killed at R. R. Crossing; Mist Causes Accidents
    BOSTON, March 10 (AP) - Fog blanketed New England today caused one death at a grade crossing, contributed to automobile accidents, halted airplane...Read MORE...


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    Payson Park Church, Belmont, Mass.
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  • 1636 - Belmont is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1859 - Belmont is incorporated
    Belmont was established on March 10, 1859, by former citizens of, and land from the bordering towns of Watertown, to the south; Waltham, to the west; ... Read MORE...

  • Belmont Massachusetts, 1890
    Belmont is a beautiful suburban town in the southeasterly part of Middlesex County, about six miles northwest of Boston. Lexington adjoins it on the... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Belmont
    Belmont, a post-village of Middlesex co., Mass., in Belmont township, on the Fitchburg Railroad, 6 miles W.N.W. of Boston. It has a high school and 2 ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Belmont, a banking post-village and township (town) of Middlesex co., Mass., on the Fitchburg R., 6 miles WNW. of Boston. Belmont has a fertile soil... Read MORE...

  • News  1936 - Fog Blankets New England, Due to Thaw - Woman Killed at R. R. Crossing; Mist Causes Accidents
    BOSTON, March 10 (AP) - Fog blanketed New England today caused one death at a grade crossing, contributed to automobile accidents, halted airplane... Read MORE...

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