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''[[United States of America|United States]] > [[Massachusetts|Massachusetts]] > [[Plymouth County, Massachusetts|Plymouth County]] > [[Plymouth County, Massachusetts Populated Places|Populated Places ]] > Bridgewater''  
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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]]
 
 
== 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 />
 
 
 
[[Category:Plymouth County, Massachusetts]]
 

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].