Millbury, Massachusetts, USA - 1845 - MILLBURY. [Pop. 2,171. Inc. 1813.]
Millbury was formerly a part of Sutton, and derived its name from its numerous mills, Bury and Borough and Burg meaning the same thing as Town or Ville.
The soil is good, though hilly. The town is well watered by the Blackstone and a large pond which empties into it.
The chief manufactures are cotton and woollen goods, muskets, scythes, boots, shoes and paper.
Distance from Worcester, 6 miles; from Boston, 42
An Elementary Geography for Massachusetts Children by William Bentley Fowle and Asa Fitz, 1845
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