Swansea, Massachusetts

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Swansea is a town in Bristol County in southeastern Massachusetts.wikipedia
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Massachusetts's 3rd congressional district

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In Bristol County: Attleboro, Fall River (Wards 1-3; Ward 4, Precincts A and B; Ward 5, Precincts A and B; Ward 6, Precincts B and C; and Ward 8, Precinct D), North Attleborough, Rehoboth, Seekonk, Somerset, Swansea.

Luther's Corner

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Luther's Corner is a historic district encompassing the original economic center of Swansea, Massachusetts.

Pliny Merrick

He began the practice of law in Worcester, before moving to Charlton, Swansea and Taunton to practice law.

Samuel Luther

He served as the minister of the First Baptist Church of Swansea from 1685 until his death.

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Great Swamp Fight

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Several Wampanoag men attacked and killed colonists in Swansea, Massachusetts on June 20, 1675, and that began King Philip's War.

Sackville, New Brunswick

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The Sackville area was abandoned for six years after the expulsion of the Acadians until 1761 when 25 families from Rhode Island settled on the vacated Acadian farms, followed in 1763 by a group of 13 from Swansea, Massachusetts, who formed the first Baptist church in Canada, but subsequently returned to New England.

1675

June 11 – Armed Wampanoags are reported traveling around Swansea, Massachusetts.

Charles Lewis Tiffany

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The Tiffany family descended from the immigrant Humphrey Tiffany (England, 1630-Swansea, Massachusetts, 1685), who had lived in the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1660.

Roswell B. Mason

His father Arnold, born in Swansea, Massachusetts, was an engineer instrumental in the construction of the Erie Canal, the Morris Canal, and the High Bridge in New York City.

Bend of the Lane

Bend of the Lane, also known as the Harlow Luther House, is a historic house at 181 Cedar Avenue in Swansea, Massachusetts.