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By David R. Moore

no longer lengthy after the Pilgrims got here ashore, Bridgewater turned the 1st inland payment to department out from the Plymouth Colony, incorporating in 1656. Its fertile soil and bountiful rivers supplied for a wealthy agricultural group. because the business Revolution compelled farmers into factories, Bridgewater skilled swift social and financial progress and alter. Iron, shoe, and paper production flourished, and the railroad introduced eu immigrants looking for the yankee Dream. In Bridgewater, classic photographs inform the tales of the Bridgewater Academy, the traditional tuition, the adjustments in and round the universal, the enterprise targets of neighborhood vendors, and the religious and civic lifetime of Bridgewater residents.

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