Bridgewater, Massachusetts

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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].