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History of Manchester, Massachusetts, USA

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(Manchester-by-the-Sea)

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Manchester, Massachusetts, USA

Manchester, Essex, MA

The municipality of Manchester, Massachusetts was incorporated by an act of the Great and General Court (legislature) of the Commonwealth in 1645. Most recently, by means of petition to the Legislature, approval was granted to officially change its name to Manchester-by-the-Sea. Thus, the name the Town was commonly known as for many decades became legal some 344 years after its incorporation. manchester.ma.us

Manchester-by-the-Sea includes: Kettle Cove and North Yarmouth.
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  • 1629 - Manchester is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1645 - Manchester is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1845 - MANCHESTER. [Pop. 1,855. Inc. 1645.]
    Manchester, when a part of Salem, was called Jeffrey's Creek. The Magnolia, a beautiful flowering tree, is found in this town, and no where else...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Manchester
    Manchester, a post-village and seaport of Essex county, Massachusetts, on the Eastern railroad, 9 miles N. E. from Beverly, and 23 miles N. E. from...Read MORE...


  • Manchester Massachusetts, 1890
    Manchester, one of our most beautiful towns, lies along north side of Massachusetts Bay, in the southeasterly part of Essex County, 8 miles northeast ...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Manchester
    Manchester, a post-village of Essex co., Mass., in Manchester township, on the Atlantic Ocean, and on the Gloucester Branch of the Eastern Railroad,...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Manchester, or Manchester-by-the-Sea, a post-village of Essex co., Mass., in Manchester township (town) on the Atlantic Ocean and on the Boston and...Read MORE...


  • News 1907 - BOSTON MAN'S SUMMER COTTAGE IS DESTROYED.
    Manchester, Nov. 24. - A summer cottage which Charles Head, the Boston broker and banker, was building for his daughter, Mrs. Philip Stockton of...Read MORE...


  • Manchester, Massachusetts, USA
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  • Manchester, Massachusetts, USA
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  • Manchester, Massachusetts, USA
    Harbor Scene, Manchester, Mass.
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  • 1629 - Manchester is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1645 - Manchester is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1845 - MANCHESTER. [Pop. 1,855. Inc. 1645.]
    Manchester, when a part of Salem, was called Jeffrey's Creek. The Magnolia, a beautiful flowering tree, is found in this town, and no where else... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Manchester
    Manchester, a post-village and seaport of Essex county, Massachusetts, on the Eastern railroad, 9 miles N. E. from Beverly, and 23 miles N. E. from... Read MORE...

  • Manchester Massachusetts, 1890
    Manchester, one of our most beautiful towns, lies along north side of Massachusetts Bay, in the southeasterly part of Essex County, 8 miles northeast ... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Manchester
    Manchester, a post-village of Essex co., Mass., in Manchester township, on the Atlantic Ocean, and on the Gloucester Branch of the Eastern Railroad,... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Manchester, or Manchester-by-the-Sea, a post-village of Essex co., Mass., in Manchester township (town) on the Atlantic Ocean and on the Boston and... Read MORE...

  • News  1907 - BOSTON MAN'S SUMMER COTTAGE IS DESTROYED.
    Manchester, Nov. 24. - A summer cottage which Charles Head, the Boston broker and banker, was building for his daughter, Mrs. Philip Stockton of... Read MORE...

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