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Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

"Milford, a post-village in Milford township, Worcester co., Mass., on the Milford Branch of the Boston & Albany Railroad, and on the railroad from Ashland to Woonsocket, R.I., 34 miles W.S.W. of Boston, and about 18 miles S.E. of Worcester. It contains 5 or 6 churches, a national bank, 1 other bank, a town-house, a public library, a newspaper office, and several manufactories of boots. The township contains other villages, named Hopedale and South Milford. Pop. of township, 9818."

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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  • 20. MILFORD. [Pop. 1,773. Inc. 1780.]
    This was once the northeasterly part of Mendon, and when so, was called Mill River.

    One source of the Charles, and one of Mill River, a...Read MORE...


  • 1848 - Milford
    This town was formerly the north easterly part of Mendon. It was set off as a Separate parish in 1741, and was commonly known by the name of Mill...Read MORE...


  • News 1867 - Destructive Fire at Milford
    WORCESTER, Mass., Sunday, Dec. 29. A fire occurred in Milford, on Saturday afternoon, which consumed a barn containing fifteen tons of hay, a large...Read MORE...


  • News 1868 - Fire in Milford, Mass.
    MILFORD, Mass., Thursday, April 2. A fire in Milford, this morning, destroyed Underwood's large boot manufactory. The stock and fixtures were mostly...Read MORE...


  • News 1882 - VALUABLE MACHINERY LOST. BURNING OF THE CLINCHING-SCREW FACTORY AT MILFORD, MASS.
    MILFORD, Mass., Feb. 23. - The manufactory of Estabrook & Co., was burned last evening. The fire, the cause of which is unknown, broke out in the...Read MORE...


  • News 1889 - PANIC UNDER A CIRCUS TENT. HUNDREDS OF PERSONS INJURED BY THE SEATS FALLING DOWN.
    FRIGHT ADDED TO THEIR DANGER.
    SOMEONE YELLED THAT THE ANIMALS WERE ESCAPING, AND IN THE STAMPEDE WHICH FOLLOWED WOMAN AND CHILDREN WERE TRAMPLED...Read MORE...


  • 1890 Milford Massachusetts
    Milford is a pleasant and prosperous town in the southeasterly border of Worcester County, about 34 miles west of Boston by the Milford Branch of the ...Read MORE...


  • News 1897 - HIT A LIVE WIRE.
    Milford, Mass., Oct. 14. - Albert J. Cook, a carpenter of this place, sustained injuries which it is feared will prove fatal, as the result of having ...Read MORE...


  • Milford, Massachusetts, USA
    Highest Price For Eggs
    Mann's New Bone Cutter
    F. W. Mann Company, Milford, Mass.

    The Ladies' Home Journal
    November 1898
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    Mansion House
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    Milford, Mass., Regal Shoe Co.
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    Town Hall, 1905
  • 1906
    Milford, a post-village in Milford township (town), Worcester co., Mass., on the Boston and Albany and other railroads, 34 miles WSW. of Boston. The...Read MORE...


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    High School, 1906
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    The only Irish round Tower in America
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    South Main St.
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    View of Charles River, 1907
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    Milford Hospital, 1907
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    Public Library, 1907
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    Hospital and Nurses Home, 1907
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    Huckins and Temple Shoe Factory
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    Memorial Hall, 1907
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    Main Street Looking North (1907)
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    St. Mary's Church
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    Congress Street from Congregational Park
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    Carroll, Hixon & Jones Straw Factory
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    Lincoln Square and Main Street, 1910
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    Magomiscock Golf Club House
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    B. & A. Station, 1910
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    St. Mary's Convent
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    St. Marys Academy
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    Main Street
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    Sacred Heart of Jesus Church


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