The Indian village of Agawam became a Puritan settlement in 1633 as an outpost of the Massachusetts Bay Colony. The community was named Ipswich in 1634 upon the official founding of the town.

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One thought on “Photos from the 1934 parade celebrating the 300th Anniversary of the founding of Ipswich

  1. From : Alicia Moore Gordon, These pictures are such fun. I barely remember this event.

    Can you PLEASE add my sister to you list of recipients of your wonderful blog. Like me, she grew up in Ipswich. She now lives in RI, LOVES your historical postings which I forward to her.

    Your old card of the sundial tower on Plum Island is fascinating , i d like one on our lawn. Regards, Alicia

    Sent from my iPad


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