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Groton, Massachusetts, USA

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Where is Groton, Massachusetts, USA? 

Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA
The town was officially settled and incorporated in 1655, named for Groton in Suffolk, England, the hometown of John Winthrop, an early selectman. Called The Plantation of Groton, it included all of present-day Groton and Ayer, almost all of Pepperell and Shirley, large parts of Dunstable, Littleton, and Tyngsborough plus smaller parts of Harvard and Westford, as well as Nashua, New Hampshire and Hollis, New Hampshire.wikipedia



Groton, Massachusetts, USA - Groton Inn, Built 1770, Groton, Massachusetts
Groton, Massachusetts, USA

Groton Inn, Built 1770, Groton, Massachusetts

"The Groton Inn was a historic inn on Main Street in Groton, Massachusetts.

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Groton, Massachusetts, USA - Groton HIgh School, Groton, Mass.
Groton, Massachusetts, USA

Groton HIgh School, Groton, Mass.
Groton, Massachusetts, USA - Main Street (1910)
Groton, Massachusetts, USA

Main Street (1910)

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1655 - Groton founded

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1704 - Groton attacked
In August 1704, the Abernaki, with strong support from the French, attacked Groton, another village ...Read MORE...

13. GROTON. [Pop. 2,189. Settled 1655.]
The name of Groton was given to part of the Indian district of Petapaway, in honor of a town in ...Read MORE...

1848 - Groton
GROTON was originally a grant by the general court, made May 23, 1655, of eight miles square, to...Read MORE...

News  1854 - The Destructive Gate - Its Effects at the East.
...At Groton Junction the side of a brick building, occupied by a blacksmith, was blown in...

The New York Times
New York, New York
March 21, 1854
1859
GROTON, a township in Middlesex co., in Massachusetts, 33 m. NW of Boston.
A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859
News  1868 - 17 Pound Tumor
Mr. Luther Shattuck, of Groton, Mass., had a tumor removed from his neck, on the 11th inst., 16...Read MORE...

Groton Massachusetts, 1890
Groton is an ancient, handsome and nourishing town, situated in the northwesterly section of...Read MORE...

1916
Groton, a post-village of Middlesex co., Mass., in Groton township (town), 31 miles NNE. of...Read MORE...


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