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Lincoln, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA

In Lincoln, on the night of April 18, 1775, Paul Revere was captured by the British while he was en route to Concord. freedomsway.org

Lincoln includes: Baker Bridge Station


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  • 1650 - Lincoln is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1754 - Lincoln is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1775 - On the night of April 18, 1775, Paul Revere was headed to Concord, where a large cache of military arms and ammunition was stored, but was captured in Lincoln by a British patrol.
    As the Redcoats marched along the battle road on the 19th, over 100 Lincoln minute men and militia rallied, the first companies from the surrounding t...Read MORE...


  • In 1844... the railroad connected Lincoln with Boston, resulting in a rise in the number of new residents from the city and an increase in land values. Remaining farmlands began to break up, to be divided into house lots.

    lincolnhistoricalsociety.org/ Pages/ town_history.htm

  • 1845 - LINCOLN. [Pop. 686. Inc. 1754.]
    This town was chiefly taken from Concord, and it was named after a town in England, and not, as many suppose, in honor of General Lincoln, of the ...Read MORE...


  • 1848 - Lincoln
    This town was incorporated as the second precinct of Concord in 1746. It was incorporated as a town in 1754, by the name of Lincoln, which name was gi...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Lincoln
    Lincoln, a post-township of Middlesex co., Massachusetts, on the Fitchburg railroad and Sudbury river, 15 miles W. N. W. from Boston. Population, 719.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.

  • Lincoln Massachusetts, 1890
    Lincoln is an exclusively agricultural town occupying an elevated and central position in Middlesex County, 16 miles west by northwest of Boston, by t...Read MORE...


  • 1893 - Lincoln’s first fire department was formed in 1893 with two new hose carriages.

    lincolnhistoricalsociety.org/ Pages/ town_history.htm

  • 1895 - Lincoln
    Lincoln, a post-village in Lincoln township, Middlesex co., Mass., on the Fitchburg Railroad, 17 miles W.N.W. of Boston, and 3 miles S.E, of Concord. ...Read MORE...


  • 1898 - Telephone service arrives in Lincoln


  • Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
    Osgood Stackpole Residence. Lincoln, Mass.
  • Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
    Hartwell Farm, Lincoln, Mass.

    Samuel Hartwell, "married 23 November 1692 in Concord, Middlesex County MA to Abigail Stearns (1670-1709), daughter of Isaac Stearns Jr (1632-1676) and Sarah Beers; Perhaps born 6 Oct 1666; freeman at Concord, MA 22... Read MORE...

  • News 1905 - COLLISION DUE TO THICK FOG
    DIE IN BLAZING WRECK

    Montreal Express, on Boston and Maine, Hits Local Train.

    Of the Dead a Dozen Were Passengers in Two Rear Cars of the Local ...Read MORE...


  • Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA
    Town Hall (1905)
  • 1916
    Lincoln, a post-village in Lincoln township (town), Middlesex co., Mass., on the Boston and Maine R., 17 miles WNW. of Boston. The Sudbury River touch...Read MORE...




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Osgood Stackpole Residence. Lincoln, Mass.

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Hartwell Farm, Lincoln, Mass.

Samuel Hartwell, "married 23 November 1692 in Concord, Middlesex County MA to Abigail Stearns (1670-1709), daughter of Isaac Stearns Jr (1632-1676) and Sarah Beers; Perhaps born 6 Oct 1666; freeman at Concord, MA 22... Read MORE...

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  • 1650 - Lincoln is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1754 - Lincoln is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1775 - On the night of April 18, 1775, Paul Revere was headed to Concord, where a large cache of military arms and ammunition was stored, but was captured in Lincoln by a British patrol.
    As the Redcoats marched along the battle road on the 19th, over 100 Lincoln minute men and militia rallied, the first companies from the surrounding... Read MORE...

  • In 1844... the railroad connected Lincoln with Boston, resulting in a rise in the number of new residents from the city and an increase in land values. Remaining farmlands began to break up, to be divided into house lots.

    lincolnhistoricalsociety.org/ Pages/ town_history.htm
  • 1845 - LINCOLN. [Pop. 686. Inc. 1754.]
    This town was chiefly taken from Concord, and it was named after a town in England, and not, as many suppose, in honor of General Lincoln, of the ... Read MORE...

  • 1848 - Lincoln
    This town was incorporated as the second precinct of Concord in 1746. It was incorporated as a town in 1754, by the name of Lincoln, which name was... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Lincoln
    Lincoln, a post-township of Middlesex co., Massachusetts, on the Fitchburg railroad and Sudbury river, 15 miles W. N. W. from Boston. Population, 719.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.
  • Lincoln Massachusetts, 1890
    Lincoln is an exclusively agricultural town occupying an elevated and central position in Middlesex County, 16 miles west by northwest of Boston, by... Read MORE...

  • 1893 - Lincoln’s first fire department was formed in 1893 with two new hose carriages.

    lincolnhistoricalsociety.org/ Pages/ town_history.htm
  • 1895 - Lincoln
    Lincoln, a post-village in Lincoln township, Middlesex co., Mass., on the Fitchburg Railroad, 17 miles W.N.W. of Boston, and 3 miles S.E, of Concord. ... Read MORE...

  • 1898 - Telephone service arrives in Lincoln
  • News  1905 - COLLISION DUE TO THICK FOG
    DIE IN BLAZING WRECK

    Montreal Express, on Boston and Maine, Hits Local Train.

    Of the Dead a Dozen Were Passengers in Two Rear Cars of the Local ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Lincoln, a post-village in Lincoln township (town), Middlesex co., Mass., on the Boston and Maine R., 17 miles WNW. of Boston. The Sudbury River... Read MORE...

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