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History of Southborough, Massachusetts, USA

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Southborough, Massachusetts, USA

Southborough, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Southborough includes: Southville, Cordaville, Fayville, and Oregon.


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  • 1660 - Southborough is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1727 - Southborough is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • General Henry Knox and his troops passed through here in the winter of 1775-76 with a load of 59 cannons pulled by teams of oxen.
    The cannons were captured from the British at Fort Ticonderoga and Crown Point. They were transported from Lake Champlain to Dorchester Heights,...Read MORE...


  • 1845 - SOUTHBOROUGH. [Pop. 1,145. Inc. 1727.]
    This town was called Southborough because, before it was incorporated, it was the south part of Marlborough.

    Several little streams run into...Read MORE...


  • 1848 - Southborough
    This town was taken from the ancient town of Marlborough. and derived its name from the circumstance of its lying about south from that town. It was...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Southborough
    Southborough, a post-village of Worcester co., Massachusetts, 25 miles W. from Boston, on the Boston and Worcester railroad. Population of the...Read MORE...


  • Southborough, Massachusetts, 1890
    Southborough is a pleasant and thriving town forming the eastern extremity of Worcester County, 28 miles west of Boston. Its boundaries are...Read MORE...


  • Southborough, Massachusetts, USA
    The High School, Southboro, Mass.
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  • Southborough, Massachusetts, USA
    St. Marks School, Southboro, Mass.
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  • 1906
    Southboro, a post-village in Southboro township (town), Worcester co., Mass., on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 29 miles W. of Boston. Pop. ...Read MORE...


  • Southborough, Massachusetts, USA
    Dam No. 5. Fayville Dam, Fayville, Mass.
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  • Southborough, Massachusetts, USA
    Town Hall and Congregational Church, Southboro, Mass. (1915)
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  • Southborough, Massachusetts, USA
    B. and A. Depot, Southville, Mass.
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  • Southborough, Massachusetts, USA
    Main Street, 1940s
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  • Southborough, Massachusetts, USA
    St. Mark's Church, Southboro, Massachusetts
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The High School, Southboro, Mass.
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Southborough, Massachusetts, USA
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St. Marks School, Southboro, Mass.
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Southborough, Massachusetts, USA
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Dam No. 5. Fayville Dam, Fayville, Mass.
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Southborough, Massachusetts, USA
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Town Hall and Congregational Church, Southboro, Mass. (1915)
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Southborough, Massachusetts, USA
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B. and A. Depot, Southville, Mass.
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Southborough, Massachusetts, USA
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Main Street, 1940s
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Southborough, Massachusetts, USA
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St. Mark's Church, Southboro, Massachusetts
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  • 1660 - Southborough is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1727 - Southborough is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • General Henry Knox and his troops passed through here in the winter of 1775-76 with a load of 59 cannons pulled by teams of oxen.
    The cannons were captured from the British at Fort Ticonderoga and Crown Point. They were transported from Lake Champlain to Dorchester Heights,... Read MORE...

  • 1845 - SOUTHBOROUGH. [Pop. 1,145. Inc. 1727.]
    This town was called Southborough because, before it was incorporated, it was the south part of Marlborough.

    Several little streams run into... Read MORE...

  • 1848 - Southborough
    This town was taken from the ancient town of Marlborough. and derived its name from the circumstance of its lying about south from that town. It was... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Southborough
    Southborough, a post-village of Worcester co., Massachusetts, 25 miles W. from Boston, on the Boston and Worcester railroad. Population of the... Read MORE...

  • Southborough, Massachusetts, 1890
    Southborough is a pleasant and thriving town forming the eastern extremity of Worcester County, 28 miles west of Boston. Its boundaries are... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Southboro, a post-village in Southboro township (town), Worcester co., Mass., on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., 29 miles W. of Boston. Pop. ... Read MORE...

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