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Groton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA

"Groton, a post-township of Middlesex co. Massachusetts, 30 miles N. W. from Boston Several railroads centre at Groton Junction in this township. Population, 2515."

A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ...
Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.)
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1854
Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.

"Groton, a post-village of Middlesex co., Mass., in Groton township, 31 miles by rail N.N.E. of Worcester. It contains 4 churches, a public library, the Lawrence Academy, which has an endowment of $80,000, a newspaper office, and manufactures of paper. Pop. of township, 2057."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott


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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 not far from Boston. History of Quebec for Dummies by Eric Bedard, published by John Wiley & Sons, Canada, Ltd.
  • 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 England from which Governor Winthrop's family came... Read MORE...

  • 1848 - Groton
    GROTON was originally a grant by the general court, made May 23, 1655, of eight miles square, to Mr. Dean Winthrop and others, at a place called Petap... 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 inches long, 11 inches wide, 7 inches thick, weighing ... Read MORE...

  • Groton Massachusetts, 1890
    Groton is an ancient, handsome and nourishing town, situated in the northwesterly section of Middlesex County, about 32 miles northwest of Boston. It ... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Groton, a post-village of Middlesex co., Mass., in Groton township (town), 31 miles NNE. of Worcester, on tho Boston and Maine R. It has paper-mills, ... Read MORE...

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