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Pepperell, Massachusetts, USA

Pepperell, Middlesex, MA

Pepperell was first settled in 1720 as a part of Groton, and was officially incorporated as its own town in 1775. The founders named it after Sir William Pepperrell, a Massachusetts colonial soldier who led the Siege of Louisbourg during King George's War. kids.kiddle.co

Pepperell includes: Babbatasset, Burkinshaw, Hollingsworth Station, Huff's Mill, Nissitisset, North Village, and Primus.
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  • 1720 - Pepperell is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1845 - PEPPERELL. [Pop. 1,571. Inc. 1753.]
    This town was named after Sir William Pepperell, who commanded the expedition which New England sent in 1745 against Louisburg, in the Island of...Read MORE...


  • 1848 - Pepperell
    This town was incorporated in 1753. This town, with several others in the vicinity, some in Massachusetts and some in New Hampshire, were once...Read MORE...


  • News 1854 - The Destructive Gale - Its Effects at the East.
    ...In Pepperell, a house was blown down, containing nine persons, and, singular to record, not one of them was injured...
    The New York Times
    New York, New York
    March 21, 1854

  • 1854 - Pepperell
    Pepperell, a post-township in Middlesex co., Massachusetts, on Nashua river, on the Worcester and Nashua railroad. Pop., 1764.

    Pepperell, a...Read MORE...


  • News 1886 - INJURED IN A COLLISION. A WRECK DUE TO A CONDUCTOR'S NEGLECT OF ORDERS
    EAST PEPPEREL, Mass., June 20. - The north-bound passenger train No. 49, on the Worcester and Nashua Division of the Boston and Maine Railroad, due...Read MORE...


  • News 1890 - EAST PEPPERELLS BIG FIRE. A SHOE FACTORY AND A NUMBER OF SMALLER BUILDINGS BURNED.
    EAST PEPPERELL, Mass., Oct.24. - A big fire was discovered this morning at 2 o'clock in the shoe factory of Leighton Brothers, and soon the whole...Read MORE...


  • Pepperell Massachusetts, 1890
    Pepperell is a busy and beautiful town in the northwesterly part of Middlesex County, having the Nashua River for its eastern line, except where it...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Pepperell
    Pep'perell, a post-village of Middlesex co., Mass., in Pepperell township, about 15 miles W. of Lowell, and 1 mile W. of Pepperell Station of the...Read MORE...


  • Pepperell, Massachusetts, USA
    Nashua River Paper Mills, Pepperell, Mass.
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  • Pepperell, Massachusetts, USA
    Town Hall
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  • 1906
    Pepperell, a post-village of Middlesex co., Mass., in Pepperell township (town), 15 miles W. of Lowell, on the Boston and Maine R. The town is...Read MORE...


  • Pepperell, Massachusetts, USA
    Methodist Episcopal Church, Pepperell, Mass.
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  • 1720 - Pepperell is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1845 - PEPPERELL. [Pop. 1,571. Inc. 1753.]
    This town was named after Sir William Pepperell, who commanded the expedition which New England sent in 1745 against Louisburg, in the Island of... Read MORE...

  • 1848 - Pepperell
    This town was incorporated in 1753. This town, with several others in the vicinity, some in Massachusetts and some in New Hampshire, were once... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Pepperell
    Pepperell, a post-township in Middlesex co., Massachusetts, on Nashua river, on the Worcester and Nashua railroad. Pop., 1764.

    Pepperell, a... Read MORE...

  • News  1854 - The Destructive Gale - Its Effects at the East.
    ...In Pepperell, a house was blown down, containing nine persons, and, singular to record, not one of them was injured... The New York Times
    New York, New York
    March 21, 1854
  • News  1886 - INJURED IN A COLLISION. A WRECK DUE TO A CONDUCTOR'S NEGLECT OF ORDERS
    EAST PEPPEREL, Mass., June 20. - The north-bound passenger train No. 49, on the Worcester and Nashua Division of the Boston and Maine Railroad, due... Read MORE...

  • Pepperell Massachusetts, 1890
    Pepperell is a busy and beautiful town in the northwesterly part of Middlesex County, having the Nashua River for its eastern line, except where it... Read MORE...

  • News  1890 - EAST PEPPERELLS BIG FIRE. A SHOE FACTORY AND A NUMBER OF SMALLER BUILDINGS BURNED.
    EAST PEPPERELL, Mass., Oct.24. - A big fire was discovered this morning at 2 o'clock in the shoe factory of Leighton Brothers, and soon the whole... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Pepperell
    Pep'perell, a post-village of Middlesex co., Mass., in Pepperell township, about 15 miles W. of Lowell, and 1 mile W. of Pepperell Station of the... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Pepperell, a post-village of Middlesex co., Mass., in Pepperell township (town), 15 miles W. of Lowell, on the Boston and Maine R. The town is... Read MORE...

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