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Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
Many of the Massachusetts Bay Colony's original settlers arrived from England in the 1630s through the ports of Lynn and Salem. In 1639 some citizens of Lynn petitioned the government of the colony for a "place for an inland plantation". They were initially granted six square miles, followed by an additional four. The first settlement in this grant was at first called "Lynn Village" and was located on the south shore of the "Great Pond", now known as Lake Quannapowitt. On June 10, 1644 the settlement was incorporated as the town of Reading, taking its name from the town of Reading in England.
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Reading, Massachusetts, USA

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Reading, Massachusetts, USA

Bird's Eye View from Bear Hill, of Reading, Mass.

Reading, Massachusetts, USA

West Side, Main St., Reading, Mass.

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11. READING. [Pop. 2,193. Inc. 1769.]
Reading was set off from Lynn in Essex county, and was once joined to South Reading, which...Read MORE...

1848 - Reading
The town of Reading was incorporated in 1644. It is believed that the name of this town ought to...Read MORE...

News  1854 - The Destructive Gale - Its Effects at the East.
...At South Reading, a coal shed was turned over, which fell upon the Eastern telegraph line,...Read MORE...

News  1857 - DESTRUCTIVE TORNADO IN READING, MASS.
Boston, Friday, Aug. 14.
Last night a tornado passed through the town of Reading and vicinity. It...Read MORE...

1890 Reading Massachusetts
Reading is an old and pleasant town in the extreme eastern of Middlesex County, 12½ miles north of...Read MORE...

1906
Reading, a banking post-village in Reading township (town), Middlesex co., Mass., on the Boston and ...Read MORE...


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