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''[[United States of America|United States]] &gt; [[Massachusetts|Massachusetts]] &gt; [[Plymouth County, Massachusetts|Plymouth County]] &gt; [[Plymouth County, Massachusetts Populated Places|Populated Places ]] &gt; Bridgewater'' == Town Hall == [http://www.bridgewaterma.org/ http://www.bridgewaterma.org/]<br> 64 Central Square<br>Bridgewater, MA 02324<br>508-697-0919<br> == Quick History == ==== Establishment and former town name(s) <ref name="MaTowns">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49562661 ''Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts''] (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].</ref> ==== '''3 June 1656:''' Established as a town. "Ordered, that henceforth Duxburrow New Plantation bee allowed to bee a township of yt selfe, destinct from Duxburrow, and to bee called by the name of Bridgewater ..." (Plymouth Colony Records, Vol. III, page 101) '''Archiac name:''' Duxburrow Plantation, Foords Farm, Hockomock, Ketitcut, Nunketest, Titicut '''Section/Villages within the town:''' Bridgewater Iron Works, Bridgewater Junction, Dublin, Japan, Nippenicket Park, Paper Mill Village, Pratt Town, Scotland, Sprague's Hill, Stanley (former R.R. station), State Farm, Titicut.<br> [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bridgewater,_Massachusetts Wikipedia] ==== Boundary Changes <ref name="MaTowns">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49562661 ''Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts''] (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].</ref> ==== '''3 June 1662:''' Certain land granted Bridgewater '''1 June 1675:''' Boundary line established, Court ordered "... to Run the line between Bridgewater and Middlebury (probably Middleborough)". (Plymouth Colony Records, Vol. XI, page 241) '''11 February 1691:''' Lands between Bridgewater and [[Weymouth, Massachusetts|Weymouth]], called "Foords Farms", and parts adjacent annexed '''10 June 1712:''' Part included in the new town of [[Abington, Massachusetts|Abington]]. '''20 November 1770:''' Part of [[Stoughton, Massachusetts|Stoughton]] annexed. '''8 February 1798:''' Part of [[Stoughton, Massachusetts|Stoughton]] annexed. '''15 June 1821:''' Part established as North Bridgewater (now [[Brockton, Massachusetts|Brockton]]). '''16 February 1822:''' Part established as [[West Bridgewater, Massachusetts|West Bridgewater]]. '''14 June 1823:''' Part established as [[East Bridgewater, Massachusetts|East Bridgewater]]. '''20 February 1820:''' Part annexed to [[Halifax, Massachusetts|Halifax]]. '''23 February 1823:''' Bounds between Bridgewater and [[East Bridgewater, Massachusetts|East Bridgewater]] established. '''20 March 1838:''' Bounds between Bridgewater and [[East Bridgewater, Massachusetts|East Bridgewater]] established and part of each town annexed to the other town. '''21 April 1931:''' Bounds between Bridgewater and [[East Bridgewater, Massachusetts|East Bridgewater]] established. ==== Neighboring Communities ==== [[East Bridgwater, Massachusetts|East Bridgewater]] | [[Halifax, Massachusetts|Halifax]] | [[Middleborough, Massachusetts|Middleborough]] | [[Raynham, Massachusetts|Raynham]] | [[West Bridgewater, Massachusetts|West Bridgewater]] == Resources == ==== Biography ==== ==== [[Bridgewater, Massachusetts Cemeteries|Cemeteries]] (off page, due to long list) ==== ==== Church History and Records ==== ;Unspecified Church ;Congregational #First Congregational (United Church of Christ) #North Congregational ==== Directories ==== ==== Genealogy ==== ==== History ==== ==== Land and Deeds Records ==== ==== Maps ==== #[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:613482 USGS GNIS FID 613482] #[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Bridgewater,+Massachusetts Google] #[http://massachusetts.hometownlocator.com/ma/plymouth/bridgewater.cfm Homelocator] ==== Military History and Records ==== ==== Newspapers ==== ==== Occupations ==== ==== Schools ==== ==== Social Life and Customs ==== ==== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==== ==== Taxation ==== ==== Town Records ==== ==== Vital Records ==== ==== Websites ==== == References == <references></references> [[Category:Plymouth_County,_Massachusetts]] [[Category:Towns in Massachusetts]]
 
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== Town Hall ==
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[http://www.bridgewaterma.org/ http://www.bridgewaterma.org/]<br> 64 Central Square<br>Bridgewater, MA 02324<br>508-697-0919<br>  
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== Quick History ==
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==== Establishment and former town name(s) <ref name="MaTowns">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49562661 ''Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts''] (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].</ref> ====
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'''3 June 1656:''' Established as a town. "Ordered, that henceforth Duxburrow New Plantation bee allowed to bee a township of yt selfe, destinct from Duxburrow, and to bee called by the name of Bridgewater ..." (Plymouth Colony Records, Vol. III, page 101)  
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'''Archiac name:''' Duxburrow Plantation, Foords Farm, Hockomock, Ketitcut, Nunketest, Titicut  
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'''Section/Villages within the town:''' Bridgewater Iron Works, Bridgewater Junction, Dublin, Japan, Nippenicket Park, Paper Mill Village, Pratt Town, Scotland, Sprague's Hill, Stanley (former R.R. station), State Farm, Titicut.<br>  
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bridgewater,_Massachusetts Wikipedia]  
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==== Boundary Changes <ref name="MaTowns">[http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/49562661 ''Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts''] (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].</ref> ====
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'''3 June 1662:''' Certain land granted Bridgewater  
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'''1 June 1675:''' Boundary line established, Court ordered "... to Run the line between Bridgewater and Middlebury (probably Middleborough)". (Plymouth Colony Records, Vol. XI, page 241)  
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'''11 February 1691:''' Lands between Bridgewater and [[Weymouth, Massachusetts|Weymouth]], called "Foords Farms", and parts adjacent annexed  
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'''10 June 1712:''' Part included in the new town of [[Abington, Massachusetts|Abington]].  
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'''20 November 1770:''' Part of [[Stoughton, Massachusetts|Stoughton]] annexed.  
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'''8 February 1798:''' Part of [[Stoughton, Massachusetts|Stoughton]] annexed.  
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'''15 June 1821:''' Part established as North Bridgewater (now [[Brockton, Massachusetts|Brockton]]).  
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'''16 February 1822:''' Part established as [[West Bridgewater, Massachusetts|West Bridgewater]].  
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'''14 June 1823:''' Part established as [[East Bridgewater, Massachusetts|East Bridgewater]].  
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'''20 February 1820:''' Part annexed to [[Halifax, Massachusetts|Halifax]].  
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'''23 February 1823:''' Bounds between Bridgewater and [[East Bridgewater, Massachusetts|East Bridgewater]] established.  
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'''20 March 1838:''' Bounds between Bridgewater and [[East Bridgewater, Massachusetts|East Bridgewater]] established and part of each town annexed to the other town.  
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'''21 April 1931:''' Bounds between Bridgewater and [[East Bridgewater, Massachusetts|East Bridgewater]] established.  
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==== Neighboring Communities ====
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[[East Bridgwater, Massachusetts|East Bridgewater]] | [[Halifax, Massachusetts|Halifax]] | [[Middleborough, Massachusetts|Middleborough]] | [[Raynham, Massachusetts|Raynham]] | [[West Bridgewater, Massachusetts|West Bridgewater]]  
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== Resources ==
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==== Biography ====
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==== [[Bridgewater, Massachusetts Cemeteries|Cemeteries]] (off page, due to long list) ====
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==== Church History and Records ====
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;Unspecified Church  
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;Congregational
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#First Congregational (United Church of Christ)  
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#North Congregational
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==== Directories ====
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==== Genealogy ====
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==== History ====
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==== Land and Deeds Records ====
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==== Maps ====
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#[http://geonames.usgs.gov/pls/gnispublic/f?p=gnispq:3:::NO::P3_FID:613482 USGS GNIS FID 613482]  
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#[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=Bridgewater,+Massachusetts Google]  
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#[http://massachusetts.hometownlocator.com/ma/plymouth/bridgewater.cfm Homelocator]
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==== Military History and Records ====
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==== Newspapers ====
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==== Occupations ====
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==== Schools ====
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==== Social Life and Customs ====
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==== Societies, Libraries and Museums ====
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==== Taxation ====
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==== Town Records ====
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==== Vital Records ====
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==== Websites ====
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== References ==
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<references />
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[[Category:Plymouth County, Massachusetts]]
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Revision as of 15:26, 2 May 2012

United States > Massachusetts > Plymouth County > Populated Places > Bridgewater == Town Hall == http://www.bridgewaterma.org/
64 Central Square
Bridgewater, MA 02324
508-697-0919
== Quick History == ==== Establishment and former town name(s) [1] ==== 3 June 1656: Established as a town. "Ordered, that henceforth Duxburrow New Plantation bee allowed to bee a township of yt selfe, destinct from Duxburrow, and to bee called by the name of Bridgewater ..." (Plymouth Colony Records, Vol. III, page 101) Archiac name: Duxburrow Plantation, Foords Farm, Hockomock, Ketitcut, Nunketest, Titicut Section/Villages within the town: Bridgewater Iron Works, Bridgewater Junction, Dublin, Japan, Nippenicket Park, Paper Mill Village, Pratt Town, Scotland, Sprague's Hill, Stanley (former R.R. station), State Farm, Titicut.
Wikipedia ==== Boundary Changes [1] ==== 3 June 1662: Certain land granted Bridgewater 1 June 1675: Boundary line established, Court ordered "... to Run the line between Bridgewater and Middlebury (probably Middleborough)". (Plymouth Colony Records, Vol. XI, page 241) 11 February 1691: Lands between Bridgewater and Weymouth, called "Foords Farms", and parts adjacent annexed 10 June 1712: Part included in the new town of Abington. 20 November 1770: Part of Stoughton annexed. 8 February 1798: Part of Stoughton annexed. 15 June 1821: Part established as North Bridgewater (now Brockton). 16 February 1822: Part established as West Bridgewater. 14 June 1823: Part established as East Bridgewater. 20 February 1820: Part annexed to Halifax. 23 February 1823: Bounds between Bridgewater and East Bridgewater established. 20 March 1838: Bounds between Bridgewater and East Bridgewater established and part of each town annexed to the other town. 21 April 1931: Bounds between Bridgewater and East Bridgewater established. ==== Neighboring Communities ==== East Bridgewater | Halifax | Middleborough | Raynham | West Bridgewater == Resources == ==== Biography ==== ==== Cemeteries (off page, due to long list) ==== ==== Church History and Records ==== ;Unspecified Church ;Congregational #First Congregational (United Church of Christ) #North Congregational ==== Directories ==== ==== Genealogy ==== ==== History ==== ==== Land and Deeds Records ==== ==== Maps ==== #USGS GNIS FID 613482 #Google #Homelocator ==== Military History and Records ==== ==== Newspapers ==== ==== Occupations ==== ==== Schools ==== ==== Social Life and Customs ==== ==== Societies, Libraries and Museums ==== ==== Taxation ==== ==== Town Records ==== ==== Vital Records ==== ==== Websites ==== == References ==
  1. 1.0 1.1 Historical data relating to counties, cities, and towns in Massachusetts (Boston, Massachusetts : New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1997), [FHL book 974.4 H2h 1997].