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. CALIBAN111@gmail.com 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 PLM3362@aol.com

    Sent from my iPad

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