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Brookfield, Massachusetts, USA

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Where is Brookfield, Massachusetts, USA? 

Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Brookfield was first settled in 1660 and was officially incorporated in 1718. The town was settled by men from Ipswich as part of the Quaboag Plantation lands, though the settlers would be temporarily removed from the lands by attacks during King Philip's War.
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Brookfield, Massachusetts, USA - Congregational Church
Brookfield, Massachusetts, USA

Congregational Church
Brookfield, Massachusetts, USA - Brookfield Cemetery
Brookfield, Massachusetts, USA

Brookfield Cemetery
Brookfield, Massachusetts, USA - Brookfield Inn
Brookfield, Massachusetts, USA

Brookfield Inn

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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...Read MORE...

6. BROOKFIELD. [Pop. 2,472. Inc. 1673.]
Brookfield was originally granted to persons from Ipswich, in Essex county, and it was long a...Read MORE...

1848 - Brookfield
This town was granted to a number of the inhabitants of Ispwich, in the county of Essex, by the...Read MORE...

1859
BROOKFIELD, a township of Worcester co., in the state of Massachusetts, 60 m. W of Boston. It is...Read MORE...

News  1888 - The wife, daughter and two grandchildren of W. B. Jones were drowned by the upsetting of a boat on the 21st on a pond at Brookfield, Mass.

St Joseph Herald
Saint Joseph, Michigan
July 28, 1888
Brookfield Massachusetts, 1890
Brookfield lies in the southwestern part of Worcester, 55 miles from Boston by the Boston and...Read MORE...

News  1904 - ARCHBISHOP IN WRECK.
Special Train Strikes an Engine, but No One Is Injured.

East Brookfield, Mass., Sept 23. - The...Read MORE...

1916
Brookfield , a banking post-village of Worcester co., Mass., in Brookfield township (town), on the...Read MORE...


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