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Norton, Massachusetts, USA
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Norton, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA

"Norton, a post-village in Norton township, Bristol co., Mass., near the Mansfield & Taunton Branch Railroad, 8 miles N.N.W. of Taunton, and 27 miles S. by W. of Boston. The station is at East Norton, 1 mile E. of the village. Norton contains the Wheaton Female Seminary and 6 churches. The township has manufactures of cotton, woollen goods, jewelry, friction matches, and copper. Pop. of the township, in 1890, 1785."

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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13. NORTON. [Pop. 1,545. Inc. 1711.]
Norton was probably named after the Rev. John Norton, who came to Plymouth with Gov. Winslow,...Read MORE...

1890 Norton Massachusetts
Norton is a farming and manufacturing town lying in the northern part of Bristol County, 30 miles...Read MORE...

News  1894 - NORTON'S BIG FIRE. STARTED IN A BOX FACTORY AND EVENTUALLY BURNED OVER TWO ACRES OF LAND.
Norton, Mass., July 27. - Fire broke out yesterday in the three-storied wooden building owned and...Read MORE...

1899 - Norton
Norton. - This was the seventh town formed in Bristol county and was set off from Taunton on March...Read MORE...

1906
Norton, a post-village in Norton township (town), Bristol co., Mass., 8 miles NNW. of Taunton on...Read MORE...

News  1909 - $100,000 Fire in Norton, Mass.
NORTON, Mass., May 27. - Three wool storehouses, connected with the George A. Talbot & Sons mill...Read MORE...


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