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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 22., In another corner of Medford. (search)
Hancock signed its charter (so much of an undertaking was it) when the thirty-foot ditch, up-hill from the Merrimack at Chelmsford (Chumpsford they called it then) and down-hill from Billerica to the Charles, was completed. Then the water of Concordassed to and fro. Rafts of timber from the forests of New Hampshire, oak timber to the Medford ship-yards, granite from Chelmsford and Tyngsboro, the great columns of the long market in Boston, with country produce of various kinds, floated quietly ogh across it, and bridges built over the canal and river. The canal boats had been bringing granite blocks down from Chelmsford, and The strange spectacle was thus presented, perhaps for the first time, of a corporation assisting in the preparthe street railway was built on Boston avenue, after the present granite arch had been constructed. The three piers of Chelmsford granite, built in 1827 by the canal company, were used in the new bridge over the Menotomy at Broadway, but the boulder