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Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

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Ipswich, Essex, Massachusetts, USA

"Ipswich, a post-village of Essex co, Mass., in a town ship of the same name, on the Ipswich River, 3 miles from its entrance into the ocean, 27 miles N.N.E. of Boston, and 9 miles S. of Newburyport. It is on the Eastern Railroad, and has 4 stone bridges across the river, which here affords water-power. It contains several churches, an insane asylum, a high school, a national bank, a savings bank, 2 newspaper offices, a cotton-mill, and a woollem mill. Pop. of the township, 4439."

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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Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Map of Ipswich in 1640

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The Olde Burnham House, built 1640

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Old Historical House, built 1669

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Ross Tavern, built 1734

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Choates Bridge built 1764. The Oldest Stone Arch Bridge in America, Ipswich, Mass.

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Old Heard House, built 1795

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

The Old Hayes Tavern, Ipswich, Mass.

"The Hayes Tavern had originally been built by the Peatfield brothers c. 1840. It is said to have been the... Read MORE...

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

High St. from Lord's Square


Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Market Street from Depot Square

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Main Street, Ipswich, Mass.

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Steamboat Landing, Ipswich, Mass.

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Ipswich Mills, Ipswich, Mass.

"The Ipswich Mill Company was founded in 1868 by Amos Adams Lawrence, and developed this area, which had seen a... Read MORE...

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Ipswich, Mass. Ipswich River at foot of Summer St.

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Railroad Station and Square

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Tyler Block

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Great Hill from West Shore Road, Hough's Neck, Mass.


Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Soldiers Monument and Old North Church, Ipswich, Mass.

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Agawam House

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

The Bluffs

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New Fire Station

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Ipswich Light House, 1910

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Meeting House Green

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Cottages at Little Neck and Crane's Hill

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA




Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

St. Joseph's Church and Rectory

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Upland Farm
Parson Bros.

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Cable Memorial Hospital

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

High School

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

New Bank Building

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Memorial Hall

Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

Town Hall
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History of / News About Ipswich, Massachusetts, USA

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11. IPSWICH. [Pop. 3,000. Inc 1634.]
The Indian name of Ipswich was Agawam, and the first minister, Mr. Ward, wrote a witty satire,...Read MORE...

Ipswich Massachusetts, 1890
Ipswich is a pleasant seaboard town in Essex County, 27 miles northeast of Boston by the Eastern...Read MORE...

News  1894 - FLAMES FANNED BY THE WIND. Firemen of Ipswich, Mass., Struggle to Save Their Town.
Three Blocks Totally Destroyed and Several Dwellings Burned.

Fire Fighters Suffered From the...Read MORE...

News  1894 - House Will Be Destroyed
IPSWICH, Mass., July 21. - The black diphtheria has broken out in Ipswich. Already two children in...Read MORE...

News  1899 - Lightning Strikes Steeple
Ipswich, Mass., June 16. - During a heavy storm last night lightning struck the steeple on the...Read MORE...

1916
Ipswich, a banking post-village and township (town) of Essex co., Mass., on the Ipswich River, 3...Read MORE...


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