Sharon, Massachusetts

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For geographic and demographic information on the census-designated place Sharon, please see the article Sharon (CDP), Massachusetts.wikipedia
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Stoughton, Massachusetts

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The first settled as part of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1637, was deemed the 2nd precinct of Stoughton in 1740.
At its founding, it included the current towns of Sharon (which separated in 1765), Canton (which separated in 1797) and Avon (which separated in 1888).

Lake Massapoag

This includes Lake Massapoag, which is one of the town's most prominent features and a popular recreational site for swimming and boating.
Lake Massapoag is a 353 acre, natural, springfed lake located in Sharon, Massachusetts.

Stoughtonham Furnace Site

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During the American Revolution, the townspeople of Sharon made cannonballs and cannons for the Continental Army at a local foundry.
Stoughtonham Furnace Site is the site of a colonial-era iron foundry in Foxborough and Sharon, Massachusetts.

Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary

There are a number of trails at Borderland State Park and at Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary.
Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary is a 1971 acre wildlife sanctuary located in Sharon, Massachusetts.

Borderland State Park

There are a number of trails at Borderland State Park and at Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary.
Borderland State Park is a history and nature preserve with public recreational features located in the towns of Easton and Sharon, Massachusetts.

Canoe River

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Sharon is drained by the Canoe River to the south, and Massapoag Brook to the north.
The Canoe River arises from headwaters near Lake Massapoag in Sharon, and meanders generally southwards through the towns of Sharon, Foxborough, Mansfield, and Easton to empty into Winnecunnet Pond in Norton.

Walpole, Massachusetts

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Exit 10 of Interstate 95 is on the Sharon/Walpole line, with access to the northbound direction of the highway and from the southbound direction.
The Neponset River was also used for transport between the close towns of Sharon, Foxborough and Medfield.

Canton, Massachusetts

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Canton borders the towns of Dedham, Milton, Norwood, Randolph, Sharon, Stoughton, Westwood and the Hyde Park neighborhood in the city of Boston.

Norfolk County, Massachusetts

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Sharon is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States.

Small-world experiment

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The recipient of letters from across the United States in Stanley Milgram's small-world experiment lived in Sharon.
In an experiment in which 160 letters were mailed out, 24 reached the target in his home in Sharon, Massachusetts.

Easton, Massachusetts

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The roughly trapezoidal-shaped town is bordered by Brockton and West Bridgewater to the east, Taunton and Raynham to the south, Norton to either side of its southwest corner, Mansfield to the west, and Sharon and Stoughton to the north.

Bay Circuit Trail

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Trails found in Sharon include the Massapoag Trail, the Warner Trail, the Bay Circuit Trail (otherwise known as the Beaver Brook Trail), and the King Philip's Rock Trail.
The southern third of the Bay Circuit begins at Kingston Bay, a part of Plymouth Bay, as a loop between Duxbury, Kingston, and Pembroke, then continues as primarily one route through Hanson, East Bridgewater, Bridgewater, West Bridgewater, Easton, and Sharon.

Sharon High School

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Grades 6-8 attend one of one middle school: Sharon Middle School, and grades 9-12 attend one high school: Sharon High School.
Sharon High School (SHS) serves the residents of the town of Sharon, Massachusetts, United States.

Deborah Sampson

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In front of the Sharon Public Library stands a statue of Deborah Sampson, Sharon's town heroine.
Deborah Sampson was married in Stoughton, Massachusetts, to Benjamin Gannett (1757–1827), a farmer from Sharon, Massachusetts, on April 7, 1785.

Massachusetts's 4th congressional district

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Sharon is in Massachusetts' 4th congressional district, and is currently represented in the U.S. House of Representatives by Joseph P. Kennedy III and in the U.S. Senate by Elizabeth Warren and Ed Markey.
:Bellingham: Precincts 1, 2, 3, and 4, Brookline, Dover, Foxborough, Franklin, Medfield, Medway, Millis, Needham, Norfolk, Plainville, Sharon, Wellesley, and Wrentham.

Sharon station

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Commuter rail service from Boston's South Station is provided by the MBTA with a stop in Sharon on its Providence/Stoughton Line.
Sharon is an MBTA Commuter Rail station in Sharon, Massachusetts.

Leonard Bernstein

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His family spent their summers at their vacation home in Sharon, Massachusetts.

Warner Trail

Trails found in Sharon include the Massapoag Trail, the Warner Trail, the Bay Circuit Trail (otherwise known as the Beaver Brook Trail), and the King Philip's Rock Trail.
The trail passes through Cumberland, Rhode Island and the Massachusetts towns of Canton, Sharon, Foxboro, Wrentham, and Plainville.

Mildred Allen

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Mildred Allen was born in Sharon, Massachusetts to MIT professor C. Frank Allen and Caroline Hadley Allen.

Interstate 95 in Massachusetts

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Exit 8 of Interstate 95 is on the Sharon/Foxborough border, with access to both the northbound and southbound directions of the highway.
It intersects with U.S. Route 1 (US 1) and the northern terminus of I-295 within Attleboro, I-495 in Mansfield, and US 1 in Sharon before arriving at an interchange with I-93, US 1, and Route 128 in Canton.

Arthur Vining Davis

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Arthur Vining Davis was born in Sharon, Massachusetts, the son of Perley B. Davis, a Congregational minister, and Mary Frances.

John Brebbia

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Brebbia grew up in Sharon, Massachusetts, and attended Sharon High School through his junior year.

Amasa Hewins

Hewins was born in Sharon, Massachusetts, to Esther (Kollock) and Amasa Hewins.

Etan Cohen

Born in Israel to a Jewish family, Cohen grew up in Efrat, and later on in Sharon, Massachusetts.

Bill Keating (politician)

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Born and raised in Sharon, Massachusetts, Keating "took a traditional route to politics," attending Boston College and Suffolk University Law School.