See also:county, Massachusetts, U.S.A., about 25 M . N.E. of Boston, on Massachusetts
See also:Bay . Pop . (1900), 2522; (1905, state
See also:census), 2618; (1910), 2673 .
See also:Area, 7'64 sq. m . It is served by the Boston & Maine railroad, and is connected with neigh- bouring towns and cities by electric lines . The township, heavily wooded in parts, and with picturesque shores alternating between rocky headlands and sandy beaches, stretches for several
See also:miles along the
See also:coast between
See also:Beverly on the west and
See also:Gloucester on the east . It is one of the most beautiful watering-places in
See also:America, and is the favourite summer residence of many of the
See also:foreign diplomats at
See also:Washington . The " singing
See also:beach " is a stretch of
See also:white sand, which, when trodden upon, emits a curious musical sound . Manchester, originally a
See also:part of
See also:Salem, was settled about 163o and was at first known as
See also:Jeffrey's Creek . It was incorporated separately under its
See also:present name in 1645 . See Manchester
See also:Town Records (2 vols., Salem, 1889-1891), and D .
F . Lamson,
See also:History of the Town of Manchester, 1645—1895 (Manchester, 1895) .
MANCHESTER SHIP CANAL
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