The Somerville Times Historical Fact of the Week – September 3
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eagle_webEagle Feathers #60 – The Sentinel

By Bob (Monty) Doherty

How old is Somerville? It depends on how you measure it. If you use the European settlement or when it was part of Charlestown as your barometer, it would date from 1628. If you use the time that it separated from Charlestown, it would be 1842. If you use when it became a city, it would be 1872.

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