Sandwich, Massachusetts, USA (East Sandwich) (Forestdale) - 2. SANDWICH. [Pop. 3,719. Inc. 1639.]
Sandwich was settled by persons from Saugus, then a part of Lynn.
The soil is better than that of other towns in the county, which grows more sandy and barren as it goes east, until there is hardly any verdure.
Glass, and the fisheries, employ the inhabitants.
The ponds and brooks furnish abundance of fish and game.
A ship canal across the isthmus was once seriously contemplated, the distance being only five miles.
Distance from Barntable, 12 miles ; from Boston, by land, 53.
An Elementary Geography for Massachusetts Children by William Bentley Fowle and Asa Fitz, 1845
Visit Sandwich, Massachusetts, USA (East Sandwich) (Forestdale)
Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.
The comments you read here belong only to the person who posted them. We reserve the right to remove off-topic and inappropriate comments.