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History of Winthrop, Massachusetts, USA

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Winthrop, Massachusetts, USA

Winthrop, Suffolk, MA

Settled in 1630, Winthrop is one of the oldest communities in the country. It was named for John Winthrop; a governor of Massachusetts and John’s son Deane Winthrop’s home, built in 1637 is now an historic site and museum. town.winthrop.ma.us

Winthrop includes: Thornton, Battery Station, Belle Isle, Highlands Station, Ingalls Station, Ocean Spray Station, Playstead, Pleasant Street Station, and Point Shirley.
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  • 1635 - Winthrop is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1852 - Winthrop is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • Winthrop Massachusetts, 1890
    Winthrop consists of an irregular peninsula forming the northeastern boundary of Boston Harbor, five miles from Boston; being the easterly extremity...Read MORE...


  • Winthrop, Massachusetts, USA
    Narrow Gauge Railway Station, Winthrop Beach, Mass.
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  • 1895 - Winthrop
    Winthrop, a post-village in Winthrop township, Suffolk co., Mass., on Boston Harbor, and on the Boston, Winthrop & Point Shirley Railroad, 5 miles...Read MORE...


  • Winthrop, Massachusetts, USA
    Fort Banks, Winthrop, Mass.
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  • News 1904 - THREE KILLED BY BURSTING MORTAR.
    EIGHT OTHER SOLDIERS, THREE OF WHOM MAY DIE, BADLY INJURED DURING TARGET PRACTICE AT FORT BANKS, IN MASSACHUSETTS.

    Boston, Oct. 15. - Three men of ...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Winthrop, a residential township (town) of Suffolk co., Mass., on Boston Harbor and on the Boston, Revere Bench and Lynn It., 5 miles NE. of Boston....Read MORE...


  • News 1907 - SCHOOLHOUSE BURNED.
    Boston, Jan. 28. - The Pauline street grammar school at Winthrop was destroyed by fire and three firemen were injured by falling timbers. The loss is ...Read MORE...


  • Winthrop, Massachusetts, USA
    Bathers on the Beach, Winthrop, Mass.
    Postcard
  • Winthrop, Massachusetts, USA
    St. John the Divine Church and Rectory, Winthrop, Mass.
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  • January 24, 1935 - Snowstorms hit the northeastern U.S. and the Pacific Northwest producing record 24 hour snowfall totals of 23 inches at Portland ME and 52 inches at Winthrop MA.

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Winthrop, Massachusetts, USA
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Narrow Gauge Railway Station, Winthrop Beach, Mass.
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Winthrop, Massachusetts, USA
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Fort Banks, Winthrop, Mass.
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Winthrop, Massachusetts, USA
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Bathers on the Beach, Winthrop, Mass.
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Winthrop, Massachusetts, USA
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St. John the Divine Church and Rectory, Winthrop, Mass.
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  • 1635 - Winthrop is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1852 - Winthrop is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • Winthrop Massachusetts, 1890
    Winthrop consists of an irregular peninsula forming the northeastern boundary of Boston Harbor, five miles from Boston; being the easterly extremity... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Winthrop
    Winthrop, a post-village in Winthrop township, Suffolk co., Mass., on Boston Harbor, and on the Boston, Winthrop & Point Shirley Railroad, 5 miles... Read MORE...

  • News  1904 - THREE KILLED BY BURSTING MORTAR.
    EIGHT OTHER SOLDIERS, THREE OF WHOM MAY DIE, BADLY INJURED DURING TARGET PRACTICE AT FORT BANKS, IN MASSACHUSETTS.

    Boston, Oct. 15. - Three men of ... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Winthrop, a residential township (town) of Suffolk co., Mass., on Boston Harbor and on the Boston, Revere Bench and Lynn It., 5 miles NE. of Boston.... Read MORE...

  • News  1907 - SCHOOLHOUSE BURNED.
    Boston, Jan. 28. - The Pauline street grammar school at Winthrop was destroyed by fire and three firemen were injured by falling timbers. The loss is ... Read MORE...

  • January 24, 1935 - Snowstorms hit the northeastern U.S. and the Pacific Northwest producing record 24 hour snowfall totals of 23 inches at Portland ME and 52 inches at Winthrop MA.

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