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Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

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Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA

"Bridgewater, a post-village of Plymouth co., Mass, in Bridgewater township, and on the Old Colony Railroad, # miles S. of Boston, and 32 miles N. by E. from Fall River, near the junction of the Abington & Bridgewater Railroad. It contains the Bridgewater State Normal School, and the Bridgewater Academy; also a savings-bank, and a manufactory of cotton-gins. One weekly newspaper is published here. The Taunton River forms the S.E. boundary of the township. It has 7 churches, and manufactures of cotton, iron, paper, augers, &c. The township is the seat of the state workhouse. Pop, in 1890, 4249."

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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Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

The Bridgewater Inn, Bridgewater, Mass.

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Albert Gardner Boyden Gymnasium and Unitarian Church, Bridgewater, Mass.

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The Common. Central Square.

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Railway Station, 1907

Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

Broad Street, 1908

Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

Catholic Church, 1908

Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

South Side of Common, 1909

Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

Bridgewater Academy


Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

The Library

Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

Residence of S. P. Gates

Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

Trinity Episcopal Church

Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

Carver's Pond. The Boat House, 1917

Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

The L. Q. White Shoe Factory, Bridgewater, Mass.

"... The largest shoe company ever to operate in Bridgewater was L.Q. White, starting in 1909.... Read MORE...

Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

Mc Elwain School, 1929

Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

Scotland Church

Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

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9. BRIDGEWATER. Pop. 2,131. Inc. 1656.
The Indian name was Saughtucket, and the Ancient Town, which included North, East, and West...Read MORE...

1859
BRIDGEWATER, a township of Plymouth co., in the state of Massachusetts, 25 m. SE of Boston. It is...Read MORE...

News  1879 - The oldest ex-representative of congress living is Mr. Austin Hale, of Bridgewater, Mass., who is ninety-six years old.

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Kalamazoo Gazette
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June 3, 1879
Bridgewater Massachusetts, 1890
Bridgewater is a fine old town in the western part of Plymouth County, 28 miles south of Boston by...Read MORE...

News  1895 - THE BRIDEGROOM CAME NOT, And the Bride To Have Been Is Now Ill With Grief and Chagrin. A Church Wedding Which Failed to Come Off at Bridgewater, Mass.
Bridgewater, Mass., June 29. - Many invitations had been issued to the Perkins-Bevan wedding at...Read MORE...

1916
Bridgewater, a post-village of Plymouth co., Mass., in Bridgewater township (town), on the New...Read MORE...


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