Grafton, Massachusetts, USA - 1895 - Grafton
Grafton, a post-town of Worcester co., Mass., about 9 miles S.E. of Worcester, and on the Grafton Centre Railroad (narrow-gauge), 3 1/ 2 miles S.E. of Grafton Station on the Boston & Albany Railroad. It has 5 churches, a national bank, a high school, and extensive manufactures of boots and shoes, cotton, thread, &c. The township is drained by the Blackstone River and its tributaries, which afford water-power. Pop. in 1890, 5002. It contains villages named North Grafton, Fisherville, Farmersville, and Saundersville. From Grafton Station short railroads extend to Millbury and Grafton Centre.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
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