John A. Dennehy's Braintree (Images of America) PDF

By John A. Dennehy

First settled in 1634, and included in 1640, town of Braintree has a protracted and unusual heritage. �Old Braintree,� which initially encompassed what's now Braintree, Quincy, Randolph, and Holbrook, used to be the birthplace of John Adams, John Hancock, John Quincy Adams, and Sylvanus Thayer. essentially a farming neighborhood for nearly 3 centuries, Braintree used to be additionally domestic to a few water-powered generators and companies, which prospered alongside the banks of the Monatiquot River. With the coming of the railroad within the mid-19th century, numerous production crops have been outfitted close to South Braintree sq.. Farming and production have because been changed by means of white-collar companies and retail institutions. considering global battle II, Braintree has turn into domestic to a bigger and more and more varied residential and company inhabitants, due partially to its proximity to Boston and 3 significant highways. Braintree offers pictures from the information of the Braintree ancient Society and comprises many formerly unpublished photographs.

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