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East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA

East Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA

East Bridgewater 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. wikipedia

East Bridgewater includes: Beaver, Browns Station, Curtisville, Elmwood, Harmony, Matfield, Northville, and Satucket.



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  • 1649 - East Bridgewater is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1723 - East Bridgewater was a part of Olde Bridgewater, as the "East Parish" founded in 1723.

    www.wikipedia.org

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

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1845 - EAST BRIDGEWATER. [Pop. 1,950. Inc. 1823.]
    This town was a part of the ancient Bridgewater,

    It manufactures many boots and shoes, and on a branch of Taunton River are several...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - East Bridgewater
    East Bridgewater, a post-township of Plymouth co., Mass., on the Bridgewater branch of the Old Colony railroad, 25 miles S. by E. from Boston. Pop....Read MORE...


  • 1859
    EAST BRIDGEWATER, a township in Plymouth co., in the state of Massachusetts, U.S., 25 m. SSE of Boston. Pop. 1,950.
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859

  • East Bridgewater Massachusetts, 1890
    East Bridgewater is a flourishing farming and manufacturing town in the northwesterly part of Plymouth County, 25 miles south by southeast of Boston...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 the fire was said to be a flying spark from the...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - East Bridgewater
    East Bridge'water, a post-village of Plymouth co., Mass., in a township of its own name, on Taunton River, on the Abington & Bridgewater Railroad,...Read MORE...


  • 1900 - The population of East Bridgewater was 3,025

    The History of East Bridgewater by Paul John Rich

  • East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA
    The Brockton Dahlia Farm
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  • East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA
    Public Library
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  • East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA
    Carver Cotton Gin Works
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  • East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA
    Methodist Episcopal Church
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  • East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA
    High School, 1909
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  • East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA
    Belmont Baking Co.
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  • East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA
    Old Blacksmith Shop
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  • East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA
    Gin Works River, 1912
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  • East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA
    Hunting Square, 1914
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  • East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA
    Union St. from Central St.
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  • 1916
    East Bridgewater, a post-village of Plymouth co., Mass., in a township (town) of its own name, on the Taunton River and on the New York, New Haven...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

  • East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, USA
    Osceola Pines, Robin's Pond
    Postcard


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The Brockton Dahlia Farm
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Public Library
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Carver Cotton Gin Works
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Methodist Episcopal Church
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High School, 1909
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Old Blacksmith Shop
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Belmont Baking Co.
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Gin Works River, 1912
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Hunting Square, 1914
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Union St. from Central St.
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Osceola Pines, Robin's Pond
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  • 1649 - East Bridgewater is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1723 - East Bridgewater was a part of Olde Bridgewater, as the "East Parish" founded in 1723.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • 1823 - East Bridgewater separated from Bridgewater and incorporated on June 14, 1823.

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1845 - EAST BRIDGEWATER. [Pop. 1,950. Inc. 1823.]
    This town was a part of the ancient Bridgewater,

    It manufactures many boots and shoes, and on a branch of Taunton River are several... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - East Bridgewater
    East Bridgewater, a post-township of Plymouth co., Mass., on the Bridgewater branch of the Old Colony railroad, 25 miles S. by E. from Boston. Pop.... Read MORE...

  • 1859
    EAST BRIDGEWATER, a township in Plymouth co., in the state of Massachusetts, U.S., 25 m. SSE of Boston. Pop. 1,950.
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
  • East Bridgewater Massachusetts, 1890
    East Bridgewater is a flourishing farming and manufacturing town in the northwesterly part of Plymouth County, 25 miles south by southeast of Boston... 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 the fire was said to be a flying spark from the... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - East Bridgewater
    East Bridge'water, a post-village of Plymouth co., Mass., in a township of its own name, on Taunton River, on the Abington & Bridgewater Railroad,... 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 the Taunton River and on the New York, New Haven... 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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