Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA Marshfield was first established as a separate settlement in 1632 by Edward Winslow, a Mayflower Pilgrim who became a governor of Plymouth Colony. Edward Winslow was the third signatory to the Mayflower Compact. He became a negotiator and diplomat for the Colony in its dealings with the Native Americans and with the British. Edward Winslow established the first church and the first school in the town, near the cemetery which today still bears the Winslow name.wikipedia
1773 - Tea Rock Hill - On this Hill in December 1773 the Staunch Whig Jeremiah Lowe Applied the Torch and Burned the Tea Confiscated by the Patriots from Public and Private Stores in the Town of Marshfield
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12. MARSHFIELD. [Pop. 1,761. Inc. 1641.] Marshfield belonged to Plymouth till 1640, and was called Rexham.
It is pleasantly situated on North and South Rivers, and does something in ship-building, navigation, and manufactures.
It is chiefly distinguished as the burial-place of Peregrine White, the first child born after...Read MORE...
1867 - The Marshfield Fair was established in 1862 by the South Marshfield Farmer's Club. Later called the Fairgrounds Association, it was incorporated as the Marshfield Agricultural and Horticultural Society in 1867. The inspiration for an agricultural fair in this area came from Daniel Webster...
Marshfield Images of America Authors Cynthia Hagar Krusell, John J....Read MORE...
1869 - There is now living in Marshfield, Mass., an aged couple who are enjoying their 75th year of married life. There are both well, and bid fair to celebrate their diamond wedding.
St Joseph Herald Saint Joseph, Michigan March 13, 1869 Added: 4/3/2014 3:36:29 PM - 1 Updated: 6/4/2015 8:42:29 AM - 1
Marshfield Massachusetts, 1890 Marshfield is a beautiful seaboard town in the northeastern part of Plymouth County, about 30 miles southeast of Boston on the South Shore line of the Old Colony Railroad. Norwell lies on the northwest and north, Scituate on the north, the ocean on the east, Duxbury on the south and southwest, with ...Read MORE...
1906 Marshfield, a post-township (town and village) of Plymouth co., Mass., about 28 miles SE. of Boston, on the New York, New Haven and Hartford R., is bounded on the NE. by Massachusetts Bay. It is a summer-resort. Pop. of the town in 1900, 1810; of the village, about 400. Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns ... in Every Portion of the Globe
Publisher J.B. Lippincott Company, 1906 Added: 10/27/2014 10:42:17 AM - 1 Updated: -
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