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ID: 2049994
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Lawrence (inhabited place)  Lawrence (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 42 42 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 42.7000  decimal degrees
Long: 071 09 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -71.1500  decimal degrees

Note: Developed for industry 1845 by Boston financier Abbot Lawrence; separated from Meuthen & Andover & incorporated as town 1847; important textile center mid-19th cen.; scene of strike between out-of-town militia & Industrial Workers of the World 1912.

Names:
Lawrence (preferred,C,V)

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of Massachusetts (state)  ............  Massachusetts (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Essex (county)  ................  Essex (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Lawrence (inhabited place)  ....................  Lawrence (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  industrial development began in 1845
city (C)  ............  incorporated in 1853
county seat (C)  ............  in conjunction with Newburyport & Salem
manufacturing center (C)
industrial center (C)

Sources and Contributors:
Lawrence..........  [VP Preferred]
.................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 203
.................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25005208
Subject: .....  [VP]
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 203
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25005208
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

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