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Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (June 16, 2004)
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integrated in 1713, Medway begun as a farming neighborhood of 2 hundred thirty-three. It used to be now not lengthy ahead of the waterpower of the Charles River and poultry Brook inspired the formation of cotton and paper generators, straw and boot factories, and quite a few cottage industries. via classic photos from the 1850s to the Sixties, Medway demonstrates the principal value of the Charles River and the thriving city that grew along it. incorporated are photos of trains and streetcars; sport, resembling canoeing, picnicking, and fishing; wooded area Park, a well-liked cease that incorporated a zoo; and the 1913 bicentennial social gathering at the banks of the river. this day, the one-room schoolhouses are long gone and the rustic shops have moved to the mall, however the open city conferences proceed and Medway keeps its small-town taste.