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Bridgewater, MA

The historic town of Bridgewater, chartered in 1656, originally prospered as an industrial and agricultural center within Plymouth County. Later, the town emerged as a shoe, nail, and brick manufacturing center, employing hundreds of residents of southeastern Massachusetts. Today, the town is home to over 20,000 people residing on 28.14 square miles. Bridgewater is centrally located at Rtes. 24 and 495 and provides easy access to Boston, Providence, and Cape Cod.

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Bridgewater is home to Bridgewater State University and was founded by Horace Mann, the father of American education, driven by his belief in education as the great equalizer for all citizens.