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Dunstable, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA

"Dunstable, diin'sta-b'l, a post-hamlet in Dunstable township, Middlesex co., Mass., 6 miles by rail S. of Nashua, N.H. It has 2 churches, 2 saw-mills, &c. Pop. of the township, 416."

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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  • 1661 - The original township of Dunstable, granted in 1661, consisted of two hundred square miles,
    including the Massachusetts towns of Dunstable, Pepperell, Townsend and Tyngsborough, the New Hampshire towns of Hudson, Nashua and Hollis, and parts ... Read MORE...

  • 44. DUNSTABLE. [Pop. 603. Inc. 1673.]
    Dunstable, though now a small town, once comprehended Pepperell, Tyngsborough, and much land that is now in New Hampshire.

    This town was... Read MORE...

  • 1848 - Dunstable
    This town was incorporated in 1663. This is a small township; the land is rather level, and. the soil is light and sandy. Nashua river forms the... Read MORE...

  • 1859
    DUNSTABLE, a township in Middlesex co., in the state of Massachusetts, U.S., 31 m. NW of Boston. Pop. 603. A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
  • News  1869 - Strict Laws
    At Dunstable, Mass., in 1651, dancing at weddings was forbidden, and in 1660 William Walker was imprisoned for a month for courting a maid without... Read MORE...

  • Dunstable Massachusetts, 1890
    Dunstable is a quiet rural town on the northern border of Middlesex County, 33 miles northwest of Boston. Its boundary on the north is Nashua, N. H., ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Dunstable, a post-township (town) of Middlesex co., Mass., 6 miles by rail S. of Nashua, N.H. Pop. in 1900, 427. Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher

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