Sturbridge, Massachusetts, USA (Fiskdale) - 1845 - STURBRIDGE. [Pop. 2,005. Inc 1738.]
The first settlers of Sturbridge were chiefly from Medfield, in Norfolk county, and the settlement at first was called New Medfield.
The Quinebaug has its sources in several ponds of this town, and furnishes good water-piivileges.
The chief manufactures are cotton goods, boots, shoes and rifles.
Distance from Worcester, 18 miles ; from Boston, 58.
An Elementary Geography for Massachusetts Children by William Bentley Fowle and Asa Fitz, 1845
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