Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (January 19, 2015)
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Quaben, the Nipmuc Indian be aware for plenty of waters, used to be the identify initially given to the realm of crucial Massachusetts that's referred to now because the Quabbin Valley. The abundance of ponds, lakes, and streams within the sector made it an noticeable goal for these looking new water assets to provide the escalating inhabitants of Boston within the overdue nineteenth century. in spite of the fact that, the little cities of Dana, Enfield, Greenwich, and Prescott that have been confirmed within the quarter stood within the approach. Following an act of the legislature in 1926, those cities have been disincorporated, and the 2,500 population got modest reimbursement and ordered to depart. through 1938, the previous cities have been flooded and stood on the flooring of the reservoir, which held the possibility of 420 billion gallons of water to be outsourced eastward. by no means to be forgotten, the tale of the misplaced cities and their former citizens are displayed via artifacts housed on the fast River Valley historic Society in North New Salem.