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Montgomery, Massachusetts, USA - 1845 - MONTGOMERY. [Pop. 740. Inc. 1780.]

Montgomery was once a part of Westfield and Southampton.

This town was named after General Montgomery, who was slain in an unsuccessful attack upon Quebec, at the commencement of the Revolutionary War.

It is a small agricultural town among the mountains, and its chief produce is wool and beef-cattle.

Distance from Springfield, 12 miles ; from Boston, 100.

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

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