WARE , a township ofHampshire
See also:county, Massachusetts, U.S.A., traversed by the Ware
See also:river, and about 25 M . E.N.E. of
See also:Springfield . Pop . (188o) 4817, (1890) 7329, (1900) 8263, of whom 3263 were
See also:born, (1910
See also:census) 8774 .
See also:Area 29.3 sq. m . The township is served by the Boston & Albany and Boston & Maine
See also:railways, and by two interurban electric lines . Its
See also:elevation is about 550 ft. above
See also:sea-level . There is a public library (14,225 volumes in 1910) . In 1905 the value of the factory products was $3,783,696, 23.2% more than in 1900 . Among the manufactures are
See also:cotton and woollen goods, and boots and shoes . The township owns and operates its waterworks . Because of its hard and rough
See also:soil, Ware was not settled as early as the surrounding townships, the first permanent settlement being made in 1730 .
It was incorporated in 1742 as a
See also:precinct, in 1761 as a
See also:district (formed from parts of Brookfield,
See also:Palmer and Western, now -
See also:Warren, and certain
See also:common lands), and in 1775 as a
See also:separate township . In 1823 additions were made from Brookfield and Western .
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