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Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA

"Marshfield, a post-township of Plymouth co., Mass., about 28 miles S.E. of Boston, is bounded on the N.E. by Massachusetts Bay, and intersected by a branch of the Old Colony Railroad. It contains villages named Marshfield (once the place of residence of Daniel Webster) and East Marshfield, and has manufactures of boxes and shoes. Pop. 1817. Marshfield Station is 34 miles and Marshfield Centre 32 miles by rail from Boston."

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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  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Monument dedicated to Early Settlers of Green Harbor, MA located in Winslow Cemetery in Marshfield, MA
  • 1773 - Tea Rock Hill - On this Hill in December 1773 the Staunch Whig Jeremiah Lowe Applied the Torch and Burned the Tea Confiscated by the Patriots from Public and Private Stores in the Town of Marshfield

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  • 12. MARSHFIELD. [Pop. 1,761. Inc. 1641.]
    Marshfield belonged to Plymouth till 1640, and was called Rexham.

    It is pleasantly situated on North and South Rivers, and does something...Read MORE...


  • 1867 - The Marshfield Fair was established in 1862 by the South Marshfield Farmer's Club.
    Later called the Fairgrounds Association, it was incorporated as the Marshfield Agricultural and Horticultural Society in 1867. The inspiration for...Read MORE...


  • News 1869 - There is now living in Marshfield, Mass., an aged couple who are enjoying their 75th year of married life. There are both well, and bid fair to celebrate their diamond wedding.

    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    March 13, 1869

  • Marshfield Massachusetts, 1890
    Marshfield is a beautiful seaboard town in the northeastern part of Plymouth County, about 30 miles southeast of Boston on the South Shore line of...Read MORE...


  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    First Congregational Church (Organized 1632)
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    The Original Daniel Webster House, 1869, Marshfield, Mass.
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Ocean Street, Ocean Bluff, Marshfield, Mass.
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Beach Scene, Brant Rock, Marshfield, Mass.
  • 1906 - Reginald Fessenden - First AM Radio Broadcast
    Fessenden reported that on the evening of December 24, 1906 (Christmas Eve), he had made the first of two radio broadcasts of music and entertainment ...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Marshfield, a post-township (town and village) of Plymouth co., Mass., about 28 miles SE. of Boston, on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., is...Read MORE...


  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    The Bluff, Brant Rock
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    McLauhthlin's Store and Post Office, Green Harbor
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Prospect Street looking South, Marshfield Hills
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Birdseye View of Marshfield, Mass. from Zion's Hill
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Main Street, G.A.R. Hall, Marshfield Hills
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    The Fieldston on the Atlantic
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Post Office
  • Marshfield, Massachusetts, USA
    Town Hall


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