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By David R. Moore

no longer lengthy after the Pilgrims got here ashore, Bridgewater grew to become the 1st inland cost to department out from the Plymouth Colony, incorporating in 1656. Its fertile soil and bountiful rivers supplied for a wealthy agricultural neighborhood. because the business Revolution pressured farmers into factories, Bridgewater skilled quick social and fiscal development and alter. Iron, shoe, and paper production flourished, and the railroad introduced eu immigrants looking for the yank Dream. In Bridgewater, classic pictures inform the tales of the Bridgewater Academy, the traditional institution, the alterations in and round the universal, the company targets of neighborhood owners, and the religious and civic lifetime of Bridgewater residents.

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