West Bridgewater History

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West Bridgewater History

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Items from the West Bridgewater Public Library about the history of the town of West Bridgewater.

Items in the West Bridgewater History Collection

Town Center
Intersection of West Center Street and Main Street looking west with trolley. Store on right is known as Drake's, Kirby's, Crowley's and Dave Cohen's store

Scene from Arch Street bridge
Arch Street bridge looking east and downstream into town park, trees on shore with stepping stones in background

Howard Street
Howard Street as dirt road showing Howard Seminary, Drury Hall and Packard Hall in distance ; looking east from curve on Howard Street

Grange Building
South side of Grange Building which is current day Town Hall

West Bridgewater house with family
West Bridgewater farmhouse with four family members posed out front with chicken and pig

First graduating class Howard High School
First graduating class Howard High School class of 1883 ; students and one teacher

Howard High School fire
Howard High School with fireman's hose spray shooting through window

Howard High School fire
Howard High School rubble and one remaining wall with fireman's hose spray shooting through the window