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Monroe, Massachusetts, USA (Monroe Bridge) - 1845 - MONROE. [Pop. 282. Inc. 1822.]


This smallest town in the county was named in honor of James Monroe, who was President of the United States, at the time the town was incorporated.

It was composed of a part of Rowe and of a tract called Zoar. Monroe is an elevated region, and raises some sheep, but its few inhabitants depend upon the produce of their farms.

Deerfield River separates the town from Rowe.

Distance from Greenfield, 23 miles; from Boston, 125.

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

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