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A History of the Town of Acushnet

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A History of the Town of Acushnet

Bristol County, State of Massachusetts

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Table of Contents

Discovery
"The Cushenagg Naighbourhood"
The Allotment of "Cushnet"
The Name Acushnet
This Purchase
The First Comers to Old Cushena
The Pioneer Settlers
The Birth of Dartmouth
The Indian War
Old Houses
Antipas Hathaway House
The Taber Homestead
Captain Andrew J. Wing Place
Mason Taber Tavern
Jabez Taber's Tavern
Sands Wing House
Dr. Tobey House
Captain Franklyn Howland Place
The Laura Keene Farm
Dr. Samuel West House
Harrington House
Jonathan Swift House
The Pope Tavern
Greenwood House
Reuben Mason House
Judge Spooner House
Ebenezer Keene House
James Cushman House
Jenney-Morse House
Spooner- Ashley House
Spooner-Bradford House
Capt. Humphrey Hathaway House
The Post office Building
William White House
Samuel Sprague House
Walter Spooner House
Stephen Hathaway House
Leonard Boat House
Summerton House
The Thomas Wood House
Wind Mills
Auld Lang Syne
Original Layouts of Acushnet Lands
The Triangle
The Mill Lot, etc
Acushnet River and Its Tributaries
Revolutionary War
Revolutionary War Incidents
A Revolutionary War Hero
Samuel Joy 's Oven
Small Pox Scourge
Stage Travel
Human Slavery in Acushnet
Indian Relics and Grave Yards
Stocks and Whipping Posts
Ship Building at Acushnet Village
The War of 1812
September Gale
Spotted Fever Epidemic
Off Springs of Old Dartmouth
Acushnet Township
Incorporation and Set Off
Situation of Acushnet
Business at the Beginning
The First Town Meeting
Town Officers
Town Clerks
Town Clerks, Collectors and Treasurers
Selectmen
School Committee
Surveyors of Highways
Constables
Board of Health
Auditors
Private Schools
Union Seminary
The Long Plain Boarding School
The Russell Private School
The Kempton School
Public Schools
Acushnet High School Privileges
Public School Teachers
State Officials
A Valuable Public Library Favor
The Town Free Library
Thomas Hersom & Co.'s Soap Factory
Town Houses
Town Meeting Orders
Indian Trails and Highways
Corners
Highway Names and Layouts
Macadam Highways
Bridges
Postal Facilities
The Liquor Traffic
Fire Department
Debt, Death and Taxes
Industries of the Town
Cushman's Box Factory
Block Factory
Acushnet Saw Mill Co
White's Cotton Factory
Whelden Cotton Factory
Ansel White Cotton Factory
Iron Mine, Bloomary Forge and Mill
Taber's Mills
Blacksmith Shops
Apothecary Shop
Grocery and Variety Stores
Stove and Tin Shops and Tin Peddlers
Industries on the Mill Lot
Other Industries
Acushnet in the Lead
New Bedford's First Domestic Water Supply
Census of the Town
Revolutionary War Soldiers
Roll of Honor of Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War
Whaling Masters and Whalers
Precinct Church at Acushnet Village
Methodist Episcopal Church at Acushnet Village
Pastors
Methodist Episcopal Church at Long Plain
Friends' Meeting at Parting Ways
First Baptist Church at Long Plain
Friends' Society at Long Plain
The First Christian Church of North Fairhaven
Present Baptist Church at Long Plain
The Perry Hill Christian Church
The Advent Religious Society
Congregational Church at Acushnet Village
The Lewis Meeting House
Cemeteries
Precinct Cemetery
Ancient Long Plain Cemetery
Other Cemeteries
Praying Indians
Biographical Sketches

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  • <span id='Howland'> Howland, Franklyn.''[[Space: A History of the Town of Acushnet| A History of the Town of Acushnet]]'' (New Bedford, MA, 1907), [ Page ].
  • <ref>[[#Howland|A History of the Town of Acushnet]]</ref>


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