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Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, USA

"Attleborough, attel-bür'rüh, a post-village of Bristol co., Mass., in Attleborough township, on the Boston & Providence Railroad, and on a branch of the New Bedford Railroad, 31 miles S. by W. from Boston. It has a national bank, a newspaper office, and about 5 churches. Pop. in 1880, including North Attleborough, 11,111; in 1890, exclusive of North Attleborough, 7577."

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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  • 6. ATTLEBOROUGH. [Pop. 3,585. Settled 1694.]
    Attleborough, once a part of the ancient town of Rehoboth, is watered by a considerable branch of Blackstone River, and by other small streams,...Read MORE...


  • 1859
    ATTLEBOROUGH, a post-town of Massachusetts, U. S., in Bristol co., 30 m. S of Boston. It is watered by some of the affluents of the Pawtucket river....Read MORE...


  • News 1871 - Poisoned by Water
    A lady recently died in Attleboro, Mass., of poison taken, it is asserted, in small quantities by drinking water from a galvanized iron pipe.
    St Joseph Herald
    Saint Joseph, Michigan
    July 8, 1871

  • Attleborough Massachusetts, 1890
    Attleborough is a town of many villages, devoted to a great variety of manufactures. It is situated in the northwestern part of Bristol County,...Read MORE...


  • News 1895 - Yardmaster Killed
    PROVIDENCE, Sept. 20. - JOSEPH DICKENS, yardmaster of the Consolidated railroad at Attleboro, Mass., was struck by a freight train yesterday...Read MORE...


  • 1899 - Attleborough
    Attleborough. - This was the sixth town formed in Bristol county, the date being October 18, 1694, when it was taken from Rehoboth as the North...Read MORE...


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    Mechanics Pond
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    Attleboro, Mass. Attleborough Public Library.
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    Y.M.C.A. Bldg.
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    Old Peck House, owned by the Daughters of the American Revolution
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    N.Y. N.H. & H. R.R. Station
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    Factory Buildings from R.R. Station
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    Attleboro High School, 1907
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    St. Johns Church
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    Stone Bridge, Mechanics, Attleboro, Mass., 1907
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    Bates Block
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    Bronson Building
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    South Main Street, 1908
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    Grade Crossing Arch at Mill St., showing part of New Depots, 1909
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    Y.M.C.A., 1909
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    Post Office
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    Bank Street looking North
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    Bliss School
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    Casino, Capron Park
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    Main St. showing the New Bronson Building, 1910
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    Pilgrim Church
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    Attleboro Sanitarium
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    The Old Shuttle Factory
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    Park Street from Railroad Crossing. Attleboro, Mass.
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    Band Stand, Capron Park
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    Bliss Bros. Co., R.F. Simmons Co.
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    Leach & Garner Building
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    Murray Church, 1914
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    Congregational Church (old and new)
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    The Horton Angell Factory
  • 1916
    Attleboro, at'tel-bur'ruh, a banking post-village and township (town) of Bristol co., Mass., on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 81 miles S....Read MORE...


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    Largest Cement Stand Pipe in the World
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    Park Street from Main, 1920
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    Attleboro Springs
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    Sturdy Memorial Hospital
  • News 1964 - EXPLOSION HITS PLANT; TWO KILLED
    Attleboro, Mass. (AP) - An explosion heard for miles leveled a chemical plant building Sunday night, inflicting death and injury on a Sunday...Read MORE...




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