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Framingham, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA

"Fra’mingham, a post-town of Middlesex co., Mass., on the Sudbury River, and on the Boston, Clinton & Fitchburg Railroad, 24 miles W. by S. of Boston. Another rail road extends northward to Lowell. It has 12 churches, 3 banks, 4 newspaper offices, manufactures of rubber, straw goods, boots and shoes, woollen goods, bricks, mattresses, leather-goods, chairs, paper boxes, hubs and wheels, brass goods, harness, &c. Framingham also contains a state normal school, grist-mills, saw-mills, cider-mills, lumber mills, &c. Total pop. in 1890, 9239."

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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  • 1717 - THE GREAT SNOW OF 1717
    Four successive snowstorms-two of them minor, two of them of major proportions-fell within a ten-day interval (February 27th through March 7th), and...Read MORE...


  • 1753 - July 18 - Lemuel Haynes, escapes from slave holder in Framingham Mass

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  • General Henry Knox and his troops passed through here in the winter of 1775-76 with a load of 59 cannons pulled by teams of oxen.
    The cannons were captured from the British at Fort Ticonderoga and Crown Point. They were transported from Lake Champlain to Dorchester Heights,...Read MORE...


  • Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
    The 1812 House
  • 5. FRAMINGHAM. [Pop. 3,030. Inc. 1700.]
    Framingham, when only a plantation, had the same name it now bears, and it once included a part of Sudbury, northeast of it, called the...Read MORE...


  • 1848 - Framingham
    FRAMINGHAM was incorporated as a town in 1700. In this year it was by the general court “ordered that said plantation, called Framingham, be...Read MORE...


  • 1859
    FRAMINGHAM, a township in Middlesex co., in the state of Massachusetts, U.S., 18 m. WSW of Boston. Pop. 3,030.
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859

  • Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
    Central Square - Framingham Centre, Mass.
  • Framingham Massachusetts, 1890
    Framingham, one of the most beautiful towns in the Commonwealth, lies in the southwestern part of Middlesex County, some 20 miles southwest of...Read MORE...


  • Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
    R.R. Station, South Framingham, Mass.
  • News 1906 - TEN BODIES ARE RECOVERED. FOUR MORE SUPPOSED TO BE IN RUINED BUILDING AT SOUTH FRAMINGHAM, MASS.
    South Framingham, Mass., July 24. - Under the light of electric lamps the work of exhuming the bodies of the victims of the collapsed Amsden building ...Read MORE...


  • Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
    Framingham High School, So. Framingham
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    Arlington St. School, So. Framingham, 1909
  • News 1910 - MOTHER LOSES LIFE SAVES LITTLE BOY
    Boston Journal Special Wire.
    South Framingham, March 25. - It cost Mrs. William Tucker, 25 years old, of State street, Framingham Center, her life...Read MORE...


  • Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
    Concord Block, So. Framingham
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    Eames Square, So. Framingham
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    Franklin School, So. Framingham
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    Central Street, Saxonville, Mass.
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    Irving Square, South Framingham, Mass.
  • Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
    Sudbury River, 1911
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    Dennison Manufacturing Co., So. Framingham
  • Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
    Framingham, Mass. Gates Elm. (1912)
  • 1916
    Framingham, a post-village and township (town) of Middlesex co., Mass., on the Sudbury River and on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 24 miles ...Read MORE...


  • Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
    Framingham Hospital, South Framingham, Mass.
  • Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
    Union Ave. and Grace Church, So. Framingham
  • Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
    State Reformatory for Women
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    Lincoln St. School
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    State Normal School
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    Abner Wheeler House
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    The Chocolate House, Route 9
  • Framingham, Massachusetts, USA
    The Sinclair House, 189 Concord St., Route 126


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