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Boxford, Massachusetts, USA

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Boxford, Essex, Massachusetts, USA
Boxford was first settled in 1646 as part of Rowley Village by Abraham Redington. When it was officially incorporated in 1685, about forty families resided in Boxford.

Farming was the primary occupation of the early settlers although craftsmen were also found among the townspeople. The largest industry in Boxford was the match factory (located on Lawrence Road) which operated from 1866 to 1905.boxfordhistoricalsociety.com/ historyofboxford.html



Boxford, Massachusetts, USA

Holyoke-French House - 1760

"... Located at 2 Topsfield Road in East Boxford Village, it was built in 1760 for Rev. Elizur Holyoke. It remained... Read MORE...

Boxford, Massachusetts, USA

District School No. 2

Boxford, Massachusetts, USA

Congregational Church

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Boxford was first settled in 1646 as part of Rowley Village by Abraham Redington.

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1685 - Boxford is incorporated

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1701 - The First Church was built in 1701 in East Boxford Village

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24. BOXFORD. [Pop. 942. Inc. 1685.]
Boxford was originally a part of Rowley.

Although the soil is not generally good, the chief...Read MORE...

Boxford Massachusetts, 1890
Boxford is a large and long township of an irregular form, occupying a central position in Essex...Read MORE...

1916
Boxford, a post-village of Essex co., Mass., in Box- ford township (town), 1 mile from Boxford...Read MORE...


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