Documentary History of American Water-works

Introduction Historical Background Chronology Geography Biography Technology Ownership and Financing General Bibliography
New England States Massachusetts Hopkinton

Hopkinton, Massachusetts

Hopkinton was incorporated in 1715.

The Aqueduct in Hopkinton was chartered on June 27, 1798 by Thomas Bucklin, Samuel Haven Jr., Phillip Briggs, Aaron Claslin, John Gouldon, Samuel Welch, Benjamin Norcross Jr., Thomas Freeland, and Isaac Clasin.  No evidence has been found that this system was constructed.

The Town of Hopkinton was authorized to build a water system in 1877, it was built in 1879 and has a history page.





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