Hopkinton is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, less than 30 mi west of Boston.wikipedia
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BostonHeartbreak HillBoston, United States
The town is best known as the starting point of the Boston Marathon, held annually on Patriots' Day in April, and as the headquarters for the enterprise-oriented Dell EMC.
Its course runs from Hopkinton in southern Middlesex County to Copley Square in Boston.
Hopkinton was named for an early colonist of Connecticut, Edward Hopkins, who left a large sum of money to be invested in land in New England, the proceeds of which were to be used for the benefit of Harvard University.
As a side effect of the early administration of the trust, the town of Hopkinton, Massachusetts is named for him.
Middlesex CountyMiddlesex Middlesex County, Massachusetts
Hopkinton is a town in Middlesex County, Massachusetts, less than 30 mi west of Boston.
For 2012 and subsequent elections, the Eighth Middlesex is made up of Holliston, Hopkinton, Southborough, and precinct 2 of Westborough.
:Hopkinton, and Newton.
Hopkinton High SchoolHopkinton
Grades 9 through 12 attend Hopkinton High School.
Hopkinton High School is a public, co-educational secondary school located in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.
I-90Interstate 90Mass Pike
Interstates 90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) and 495, form an interchange on the northern border of Hopkinton and neighboring Westborough.
The turnpike intersects with several Interstate Highways as it traverses the state, including I-91 in West Springfield; I-291 in Chicopee; I-84 in Sturbridge; the junction of I-290 and I-395 in Auburn; and I-495 in Hopkinton.
BostonBoston areaCombined Statistical Area
Interstate Route 495 divides the town into east and west zones, which are connected by numerous spokes providing direct access to the airport and other communities in the Greater Boston Metropolitan Area.
It is also a sister city of Marathon, Greece
🇺🇸 Hopkinton, Massachusetts, United States
Route 8585MA 85
State Route 85 (north/south)
From there, Route 85 heads northward into Hopkinton, passing the eastern side of Echo Lake.
Route 135MA 135MA-135
State Route 135 (east/west)
The route enters Hopkinton, and turns northeast at an intersection with West Main Street (access to I-495 is possible using this road).
Daniel Shays (1747–1825), leader of Shays' Rebellion, Daniel Shays Rd, a street in Hopkinton off of Saddle Hill Rd, is named after him
Daniel Shays was born in 1747 in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, the son of Irish immigrants Patrick and Margaret (Dempsey) Shays.
Frank D. MerrillMerrill
Frank Merrill (1903–1955), World War II General
Frank Dow Merrill (December 4, 1903 in Hopkinton, Massachusetts – December 11, 1955 in Fernandina Beach, Florida) was a United States Army general and is best remembered for his command of Merrill's Marauders, officially the 5307th Composite Unit (provisional), in the Burma Campaign of World War II. Merrill's Marauders came under General Joseph Stilwell's Northern Combat Area Command.
Interstates 90 (the Massachusetts Turnpike) and 495, form an interchange on the northern border of Hopkinton and neighboring Westborough. Interstate Route 495 divides the town into east and west zones, which are connected by numerous spokes providing direct access to the airport and other communities in the Greater Boston Metropolitan Area.
Medway and Hopkinton (where the junction with the Massachusetts Turnpike, or Interstate 90, is located), Westborough (where the road meets Route 9).
George Brownhis father
George V. Brown (1880–1937), sports organizer in United States, 30-year starter of Boston marathon, and Hockey Hall of Fame inductee
George Vincent Brown (21 October 1880 – 17 October 1937) of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, was an American sports official.
Joseph Young (1797-1811), brother of Mormon leader Brigham Young
Young was born in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, the eighth child born to John Young and Abigail (Nabby) Howe.
Edward J. MarkeyEdward MarkeyE. Markey
He defeated Hopkinton selectman Brian Herr with 62 percent of the vote.
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William Chamberlain (1755–1828), United States Representative from Vermont
Chamberlain was born in Hopkinton, Massachusetts to Samuel and Martha Mellen Chamberlain.
Hopkinton is served by the Southborough MBTA Station, located on the border of Hopkinton and Southborough on Route 85 at Southville Road.
The station is located in the Cordaville neighborhood, on Route 85 near the border with Hopkinton.
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Walter A. Brown (1905–1964), founding owner of the Boston Celtics and inductee into the basketball and hockey halls of fame
He was born in Hopkinton, Massachusetts and attended Boston Latin from 1922 to 1923 and Phillips Exeter Academy from 1923 to 1926.
Joseph H. Walker (1829-1907), United States Representative and Shoemaker
He moved with his parents to Hopkinton and to Worcester.
Agnes, Lady Frankland
Agnes Surriage Frankland, (1726-1783), wife of Sir Charles Henry ("Harry") Frankland, a British baronet
Agnes, Sir Harry, and Frankland's son from a previous relationship, Henry Cromwell, then moved to rural Hopkinton, Massachusetts.
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Charles Morris (1731-1802), surveyor
He was born in Hopkinton, Massachusetts, the son of Charles Morris and Mary Read.
William Claflin (1818–1905), industrialist, philanthropist, 27th Governor of Massachusetts, United States Representative from 1877–1881
He then returned to Massachusetts after his health improved, where he rejoined the family business and settled in Hopkinton.
Jon Curran (1987- ), PGA Tour Golfer
Curran was born in Hopkinton, Massachusetts.