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3 edition of history of Prescott, Massachusetts found in the catalog.

history of Prescott, Massachusetts

one of four townships in the Swift River Valley which was "born, lived and died" to make way for Metropolitan Water Basin

by Lillie Pierce Coolidge

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Published in [n.p.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prescott (Mass.) -- History.,
  • Prescott (Mass.) -- Biography.

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    StatementWritten and compiled by Lillie Pierce Coolidge.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 p. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13523909M
    OCLC/WorldCa3234317

    History of the Town The Beginning On the 12th day of April , by act of the General Court, Groton West Parish, upon petition by its inhabitants, was made a district, and named Pepperell, in honor of Sir William Pepperell, the hero of the memorable capture of Louisbourg, in


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The History of Prescott, Massachusetts; One of Four Townships in the Swift River Valley Which Was BornAuthor: Lillie Pierce Coolidge. Massachusetts: Hampshire: Prescott: History of Prescott, One of Four Townships in the Swift River Valley Which Was "Born, Lived and Died" to Make Way MA L MA.

History of Prescott, Massachusetts (Salem, MA: Higginson Book Co., ND) Large Octavo. pages with photos and maps. Facsimile reprint. Hardcover. Bound in blue buckram with gilt stamping on spine.

Printed on acid free paper. Condition: VG. Except for highlighting, book would be near fine. Prescott was a town in Hampshire County, Massachusetts. The history of Prescott, Massachusetts; one of four townships in the Swift River Valley which was "born, lived and died" to make way for Metropolitan Water Basin by Coolidge, Lillie Pierce.

Publication date [n.d.] Topics Prescott (Mass.) -- History, Prescott (Mass.) -- Biography PublisherPages:   Excerpt from The History of Prescott, Massachusetts: One of Four Townships in the Swift River Valley Which Was Born, Lived and Died to Make Way for Metropolitan Water Basin.

I began several years ago to collect material of historical events of Prescott, for a scrap book for my own pleasure, without any intention of ever having it published. Supporters of Lancaster's founder, John Prescott, born in (great grandfather of Bunker Hill leader William Prescott, wished to name the new settlement Prescott, but the Massachusetts General Court considered such a request from a common freeman presumptuous, given that at that time, not even a governor had held the honor of naming a town County: Worcester.

Prescott's fame gained him entrée into Spanish intellectual circles, greatly facilitating research on his next book, History of the Conquest of Mexico (), a sweeping account of Cited by:   History of Pelham, Mass.: from toincluding the early history of Prescott Item PreviewPages: Massachusetts (măsəchōō´sĬts), most populous of the New England states of the NE United is bordered by New York (W), Vermont and New Hampshire (N), the Atlantic Ocean (E, SE), and Rhode Island and Connecticut (S).

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It didn't read that way at all/5. Genealogy profile for Captain Jonas Prescott. history of Prescott From : Birth: Jun 30Groton, Middlesex Co, MA, USA Death: Dec 31Groton, Middlesex Co, MA, USA c, blacksmith & Groton landholder Jonas Prescott (b ), son of John () & Mary Prescott, built 1st iron works in nearby Forge Village & began its yr history of industrial activity.

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He was the son of Ralph and Ellen/Elene Prescott. He married Mary Gawkroger on 11 April Coolidge, Lillie Pierce. The history of Prescott, Massachusetts: one of four townships in the Swift River Valley which was 'born, lived, and died' to make way for the Metropolitan Water Basin, undated. Rare Book Collections (RB ).

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The Prescott family papers also include early papers primarily pertaining to the towns of Groton and Pepperell, Mass. and the Lincolnshire Company of Boston; an orderly book and papers pertaining to Col.

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The Quabbin Reservoir is one of the most important water sources in the state, and a beautiful place to spend a sunny afternoon. However, the history of its construction is a much darker tale than you might expect. This postcard from he early s depicts a beautiful, peaceful, Greenwich, Massachusetts – one of the four lost towns of the Quabbin Reservoir.

Boston Public Library. LOST TOWNS OF THE QUABBIN RESERVOIR. The Quabbin area was settled in the early s, and grew to a population of about 2, by It was well on its way to prosperity.

William H. Prescott was born in Salem, Massachusetts, on May 4, He was the oldest of seven children, but four of his brothers and sisters died at a young age. His parents were William Prescott, Jr., a lawyer, and his wife, Catherine Greene : May 4,Salem, Massachusetts.

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Prescott was born at Groton, Massachusetts to Benjamin Prescott () and Abigail Oliver Prescott (). He married Abigail Hale () on Apand they had one son, also named William, in Prescott owned a house in Pepperell, Massachusetts, on Prescott Street.

The house is now owned by William en: William Prescott, Jr., Sen. William Prescott, Jr. Get this from a library. History of Pelham, Mass.: from toincluding the early history of Prescott. [C O Parmenter]. Statue of Col. William Prescott in Charlestown Massachusetts. William Prescott was born on Februin Groton, Massachusetts.

Inhe married Abigail Hale, and they had one child together. William served in the provincial militia during the French and Indian War prior to the Revolutionary War. However, when the Americans began. Rural and sparsely populated, Prescott, Massachusetts, was founded in along the ridge separating the West and Middle branches of the Swift River.

Its three villages (North Prescott, Atkinson Hollow, and Prescott Hill) never amounted to more than a few houses. The Battles of Lexington and Concord, fought on Apkicked off the American Revolutionary War (). Tensions had been building for many years.

Samuel Prescott was born Aug He lived in colonial Concord, Massachusetts, among his large extended family.(His uncle was Jonathan Prescott.)Much of this history was probably passed on to the family by his grand uncle Samuel Prescott, who knew many of the early Prescotts, and was even old enough to remember the first ancestor of the Concord branch of the family, John Prescott Born: AugConcord, Massachusetts.

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Please choose a different date. “I hope those with an interest in history will stop by for a visit, 4/5(6). Massachusetts, constituent state of the United States of was one of the original 13 states and is one of the 6 New England states, lying in the northeastern corner of the country.

Massachusetts (officially called a commonwealth) is bounded to the north by Vermont and New Hampshire, to the east and southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by Rhode Island and Connecticut, and to. The Prescott family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between and The most Prescott families were found in the UK in In there were Prescott families living in New Hampshire.

This was about 34% of all the recorded Prescott's in the USA. New Hampshire had the highest population of Prescott families. Massachusetts was the first state to send troops to join the war effort after the Battle of Fort Sumter occurred on Ap On ApGovernor Andrew received a telegraph from Washington D.C.

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Though three of the names originally proposed for Prescott were “Audubon”, “Goodwin City” and “Aztlan”, the name “Prescott” was chosen in honor of William Hickling Prescott, author of The History of the Conquest of Mexico. William H. Prescott, (born May 4,Salem, Mass., U.S.—died Jan.

28,Boston), American historian, best known for his History of the Conquest of Mexico, 3 vol. (), and his History of the Conquest of Peru, 2 vol.

He has been called America’s first scientific historian. Life and works. Prescott was from a prosperous, old New England family. William H. Prescott has books on Goodreads with ratings. William H. Prescott’s most popular book is History of the Conquest of Mexico. View phone numbers, addresses, public records, background check reports and possible arrest records for John Prescott in Massachusetts (MA).

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