Milton in 1880

By Muriel Bristol (Transcriber) | October 28, 2018

Extracted below are the Milton entries from the 1880 Lippincott’s Gazetteer of the World.

Milton, a post-village in Milton township, Strafford co., N.H., on the Salmon Falls River, and on the North Conway division of the Eastern Railroad, 14 miles N.N.W. of Great Falls. It has a superior hotel, and some manufactures of shoes and lumber, also 2 churches and a classical school. The township contains also the village of Milton Mills, and has a pop. of 1598.

Milton Mills, a post-village in Milton township, Strafford co., N.H., on a branch of Salmon Falls River, about 24 miles N. of Dover. It has 3 churches, a high school, and manufactures of flannels, blankets, piano covers, and felt goods. Pop. about 800. 

West Milton, a post-hamlet in Strafford co., N.H., 3 miles from Milton Station, and about 20 miles N. by W. of Dover. It has 2 churches.

References:

J.B. Lippincott Company. (1880). Lippincott’s Gazetteer of the World. Retrieved from books.google.com/books?id=zRNFAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA1426

Author: Muriel Bristol

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