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Milton, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA

"Milton, a post-township, in Norfolk co., Mass., on the Neponset River, and on a branch of the Colony Railroad, 7 or 8 miles S. of Boston. It contains a high school, 3 churches, a paper-mill, a chocolate-mill and many elegant residences. Fine granite is found here. P. of the township, in 1890,4278."

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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Observatory, Blue Hill Reservation. Milton, Mass.

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Athletic Field from Brook Road, Milton Academy, Milton, Mass.

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Village Inn, Milton Lower Mills, Milton, Mass. (1907)

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Milton Water Front, 1907

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Girl's School, Milton Academy

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Gilbert Stuart School

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Eliot Memorial Bridge, Blue Hill Reservation

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High School and Fire Station, 1910


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Picturesque Milton, Mass.

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Business Section Adams Street Showing Milton Masonic Building

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Hughes Infirmary, Milton Academy

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Boating on Milton Pond
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History and News of Milton, Massachusetts, USA

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  • 12. MILTON. [Pop. 1,822. Inc. 1662.]
    Milton, called by the Indians, Uncataquisset, was originally a part of Dorchester, and probably not named in honor of John Milton, the Great... Read MORE...

  • News  1871 - New Public Library
    The town of Milton, Mass., with a population of less than 3,000, has voted $5,000 to establish a public library, and an equal amount has been raised... Read MORE...

  • News  1886 - "Anna and Wendell Phillips" is to be the inscription on the tombstone of the famous Abolitionist and his wife, at Milton, Mass.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    July 3, 1886
  • Milton Massachusetts, 1890
    Milton is an old suburban town of much scenic beauty, lying in the northeasterly part of Norfolk County. It is bounded on the north by Boston... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Milton, a banking post-village in Milton township (town), Norfolk co., Mass., on the Neponset River and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 8 ... Read MORE...

  • 1938 - "Long Island Express"
    The "Long Island Express" was first detected over the tropical Atlantic on September 13, although it may have formed a few days earlier. Moving... Read MORE...

  • 1960 - March 3-5 -Eastern Massachusetts greatest March snowstorm of record -
    The storm produced record 24 hour snowfall totals of 27.2 inches at Blue Hill Observatory, 17.7 inches at Worcester, and 16.6 inches at Boston. Winds ... Read MORE...

  • 1960 - September 12 - Hurricane Donna produced wind gusts to 138 mph at Blue Hill Observatory MA
    The Weather Channel

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