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East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

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Where is East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA? 

East Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA
The lands that would become East Bridgewater were first settled by Europeans in 1630 as an outgrowth of the Plymouth and Duxbury plantations. It was a part of Olde Bridgewater, as the "East Parish" founded in 1723, until it officially separated from Bridgewater and incorporated on June 14, 1823.
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East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - The Brockton Dahlia Farm
East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

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East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - Public Library
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East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA - Old Blacksmith Shop
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1723 - East Bridgewater was a part of Olde Bridgewater, as the "East Parish" founded in 1723.

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1823 - East Bridgewater separated from Bridgewater and incorporated on June 14, 1823.

11. EAST BRIDGEWATER. [Pop. 1,950. Inc. 1823.]
This town was a part of the ancient Bridgewater,

It manufactures many boots and shoes,...Read MORE...

1859
EAST BRIDGEWATER, a township in Plymouth co., in the state of Massachusetts, U.S., 25 m. SSE of...Read MORE...

East Bridgewater Massachusetts, 1890
East Bridgewater is a flourishing farming and manufacturing town in the northwesterly part of...Read MORE...

1893 - May 21 - (East Bridgewater) - a fire wiped out the Old Colony Iron Foundry and Machine Shop, levelled the Methodist Church and two large warehouses.
The loss was estimated at $100,000.00. At one time 15 of the buildings were on fire. The cause of...Read MORE...

1900 - The population of East Bridgewater was 3,025

The History of East Bridgewater by Paul John Rich
1916
East Bridgewater, a post-village of Plymouth co., Mass., in a township (town) of its own name, on...Read MORE...

1938 - (East Bridgewater) The old First Church had its steeple blown off in the hurricane of 1938.

The History of East Bridgewater by Paul John Rich
1940 - The population of East Bridgewater was 3,822

The History of East Bridgewater by Paul John Rich

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