Central Square, Bridgewater, ca. 1880Central Square, Bridgewater, ca. 1880

 

Dr. Benjamin A. Spence’s works on education, churches, stores and services, manufacturing, fire service, and transportation in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, concentrate on the years between 1900 and 1910, but also, when appropriate, include extensive historical background. Though Spence’s research and writing are ongoing, these drafts have been published to assist other researchers and interested readers. Dr. Spence is an emeritus professor of history at Bridgewater State University.

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Submissions from 2014

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Law and Order in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, 1774-1821, with Emphasis on the South Parish/Precinct, Benjamin A. Spence

Submissions from 2012

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Law and Order in Colonial Bridgewater, Massachusetts with Special Emphasis on Its South Parish/Precinct, Benjamin A. Spence

Submissions from 2010

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A History of the Parker-Gates House and its First Four Residents to 1925, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, Benjamin A. Spence

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Fire Service in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, 1844-1910, Benjamin A. Spence

Submissions from 2009

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Transportation in Bridgewater, 1900-1910, Benjamin A. Spence

Submissions from 2008

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Churches in Bridgewater, 1900-1910, Benjamin A. Spence

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Education in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, 1900-1910, Benjamin A. Spence

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Manufacturing in Bridgewater, 1900-1910, Benjamin A. Spence

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Stores and Services in Bridgewater, 1900-1910, Benjamin A. Spence