Founded in 1630, 4th oldest English settlement in America. Established as a City in 1892, Medford is one of the oldest settlements in the Commonwealth and the US. Medford was a leader in the Clipper Ship building industry and also manufactured brick and tile. In addition, Medford was famous for its "Medford Rum" and "Medford Crackers." Revolutionary war patriot Sara Bradlee Fulton lived here. General George Washington visited here during the Revolutionary War, while Paul Revere came through awaking Medford to "the British are coming!" Medford is also the home to abolitionists Prince Hall, & Lydia Maria Childs, cooking school founder Fannie Farmer, General Samual Lawrence who fought at the battle of Bull Run, and former Massachusetts Governor John Brooks. The Christmas Song "Jingle Bells" was written here by James Pierpont.
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Commonwealth Communities - Medford Massachusetts
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Friends of the Middlesex Fells Reservation
Volunteer organization which strives to protect and preserve the natural and historic resources of the Fells. Sponsors programs and recreational hikes year-round.
Lajoie, Eric G.
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Medford Police
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Medford Transcript
Online version of the newspaper, includes daily news, sports, entertainment, community calendar and weather.
Saint Raphael Parish
Catholic church. Serves Tufts University. Contact information, Mass schedule, directions, mission statement, and staff directory.
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