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Maynard, Massachusetts, USA

Maynard, Middlesex, MA

was named after Amory Maynard, the man who, with William Knight, had bought water-rights to the Assabet River, installed a dam and built a large carpet mill in 1846-47. There was an attempt in 1902 to change the town's name from "Maynard" to "Assabet". The Commonwealth of Massachusetts decided to keep the name as "Maynard" without allowing the topic to come to a vote by the residents. kids.kiddle.co

Maynard includes: Assabet Park
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  • 1638 - Maynard is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1871 - Maynard is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • Maynard Massachusetts, 1890
    Maynard is a thrifty manufacturing town situated in the western part of Middlesex County, 27 miles from Boston. It is bounded on the northeast by Acto...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Maynard
    Maynard, a post-village of Middlesex co, Mass. in Maynard township, on the Assabet River, and on the Marlborough Branch of the Fitchburg Railroad, 10 ...Read MORE...


  • Maynard, Massachusetts, USA
    Assabet Mills - General View - Maynard, Mass.

    "The Assabet Woolen Mill was a textile manufacturer founded by Amory Maynard in 1847 in the northern part of Sudbury, Massachusetts which was later named Maynard, Massachusetts in 1871 in honor of the ... Read MORE...

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  • Maynard, Massachusetts, USA
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  • 1906
    Maynard, a post-village of Middlesex co., Mass., in Maynard township (town), on the Assabet River and on the Boston and Maine R., 10 miles ESE. of Mar...Read MORE...


  • Maynard, Massachusetts, USA
    American Woolen Mills, Maynard, Mass.

    "...After bankruptcy in 1898, it [Assabet Woolen Mill] was purchased by American Woolen Company which modernized and expanded the facility through the First World War." wikipedia
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Assabet Mills - General View - Maynard, Mass.

"The Assabet Woolen Mill was a textile manufacturer founded by Amory Maynard in 1847 in the northern part of Sudbury, Massachusetts which was later named Maynard, Massachusetts in 1871 in honor of the ... Read MORE...

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Maynard, Massachusetts, USA
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Main St. School
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Maynard, Massachusetts, USA
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American Woolen Mills, Maynard, Mass.

"...After bankruptcy in 1898, it [Assabet Woolen Mill] was purchased by American Woolen Company which modernized and expanded the facility through the First World War." wikipedia
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