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Stow, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA

"Stow, a post-village in Stow township, Middlesex co., Mass., on the Assabet River, about 26 miles W. by N. of Boston. It has 2 churches. The township is intersected by a branch of the Fitchburg Railroad, and has a woollen-mill and a pop. of 1022."

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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  • 31. STOW. [Pop. 1,230. Inc. 1683.]
    Stow was called by the Indians, Pompsiticut, and Shabbukin, which were the names of two of its hills.

    It had but two male settlers at the ... Read MORE...

  • 1848 - Stow
    The Indian names of this place were Pompsiticut and Shabbukin, from “two notable hills.” It appears that the first minister called to the pastoral... Read MORE...

  • 1890 Stow Massachusetts
    Stow is a pleasant town of 976 inhabitants, situated in the westerly section of Middlesex County, about 25 miles west of Boston by the Massachusetts... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Stow, a post-village in Stow township (town), Middlesex Co., Mass., on the Asabet River, about 26 miles W. by N. of Boston. Pop. of the town in 1900, ... Read MORE...

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