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Scituate, Massachusetts, USA - 1845 - SCITUATE. [Pop. 3,886. Inc. 1636.]


Scituate is supposed to be a corruption of the Indian word Satuit, meaning Cold Brook.

Nineteen houses in this town were burned in Philip's War. One of the oldest houses in New England, supposed to have been a Garrison House, is still standing.

Its harbor is small, and the soil is fertile, but it is extensively engaged in the fisheries, and in ship-building.

Distance from Plymouth, 20 miles ; from Boston, 17.

An Elementary Geography for Massachusetts Children by William Bentley Fowle and Asa Fitz, 1845

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