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Holden, Massachusetts, USA
1845 - HOLDEN. [Pop. 1,874. Inc. 1741.]
Holden was separated from Worcester, and named in honor of an English gentleman, whose family were benefactors of Harvard College, and of the colony.
Branches of the Nashua and Blackstone water the town.
The manufactures consist of cotton and woollen goods, boots and shoes.
Distance from Worcester, 7 miles ; from Boston, 48.
An Elementary Geography for Massachusetts Children by William Bentley Fowle and Asa Fitz, 1845
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