Braintree (Images of America) by John A. Dennehy PDF

By John A. Dennehy

First settled in 1634, and included in 1640, the city of Braintree has an extended and amazing background. �Old Braintree,� which initially encompassed what's now Braintree, Quincy, Randolph, and Holbrook, was once the birthplace of John Adams, John Hancock, John Quincy Adams, and Sylvanus Thayer. basically a farming group for nearly 3 centuries, Braintree used to be additionally domestic to a few water-powered turbines and companies, which prospered alongside the banks of the Monatiquot River. With the coming of the railroad within the mid-19th century, a number of production vegetation have been outfitted close to South Braintree sq.. Farming and production have because been changed through white-collar companies and retail institutions. when you consider that international struggle II, Braintree has turn into domestic to a bigger and more and more varied residential and enterprise inhabitants, due partly to its proximity to Boston and 3 significant highways. Braintree offers photographs from the records of the Braintree historic Society and comprises many formerly unpublished photographs.

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