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Brockton's First Historic Website - and the original website of the Brockton Historical Society


Young English General: Sir Isaac Brock

General Print & Non-Print History

The Fascinating History of How Brockton Received its Name

"Bands played, flags waved from every window, and the town buzzed with excitement when the citizens of North Bridgewater went to the polls to select a new name...."

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Admiral Fred Bakutis

Bakutis Historic Citizen Award

Brockton Historical Society Historic Citizen Award Presentation

In 2007, the Brockton Historical Society was honored to present Admiral Fred Bakutis with their Citizen Award for his extraordinary Naval career.

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Grover Fire:  Brockton's Greates Fire Tragedy

Events and Programs

Spotlighting the Grover Fire Tragedy


The Brockton Historical Society remembers Brockton's greatest tragedy with photos of the Grover Centenary Memorial Program on March 20, 2005 to mark its 100th year

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