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Rowe, Massachusetts

Franklin county. This town contains the site of old fort Pelham, erected in 1744. The township is elevated, and in some parts mountainous, but the soil is adapted for grazing. Considerable wool is produced, and there are manufactures in the town of woolen goods, boots, shoes, leather, and wooden ware.

Rowe is the source of a branch of Deerfield river, and lies 130 miles N.W. from Boston, and 22 W. by N. from Greenfield. Incorporated, 1785. Population, 1837, 688.

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