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Harwood Family Farm, Crawford Road: Sarah B. Harwood Churning Butter

Harwood Family Farm, Crawford Road: Sarah B. Harwood Churning Butter

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Title:
Harwood Family Farm, Crawford Road: Sarah B. Harwood Churning Butter
Description:
Sarah B. Harwood (nee Brackett) b.1790-d.1846 on the porch of the El churning butter. The well is located in front of the El. The official address was Crawford Road but it was also known as Breakneck Road. The house is facing west and is located between the fourth and the fifth reservoirs from which Southbridge obtains its water supply. Southbridge (incorporated 1816) was part of the town of Sturbridge at the time this image was captured. Original farm house built for Ezra Harwood [1784-October 30, 1856] and his wife, Sarah B. Harwood. The couple was married in October 1810. They had six children. A saw mill, dairy and lumber business were operated from this farm.
Name on Item:
Richard Maxwell Harwood Family Archive
Date:
[ca. 1855–1847]
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Jacob Edwards Library
Collection (local):
Richard Maxwell Harwood Family Archive
Subjects:
Harwood--Southbridge--(Mass.)
Massachusetts--Sturbridge
Massachusetts--Southbridge
Farm life--United States--Massachusetts--Sturbridge
Farm Life--United States--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Agriculture--United States--New England
Dwellings--Massachusetts--Sturbridge
Dwellings--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Sturbridge
Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Southbridge
Places:
MassachusettsWorcester (county)Southbridge
MassachusettsWorcester (county)Sturbridge
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Notes:
Richard Maxwell Harwood Family Archive
Identifier:
38136000196970
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