Holbrook

Holbrook, MAHolbrook sign

Website: holbrookma.gov
Area: 7.4 sq miles (19.17 km²)
Population: 10,785 (2000)

MBTA:
Commuter rail service to South Station, Boston, is available on the Middleboro line from the Holbrook/Randolph Rail Station located on the Holbrook/Randolph Town line and Union Street (Route 139). The MBTA Red Line is accessible in Braintree and Quincy.

The Town of Holbrook's first settlers in 1634 were the Cochatos; The Town of Holbrook was incorporated in the year 1640 as part of the newly formed Town of Braintree; The Town of Holbrook and other portions of the Town of Braintree separated in 1793 to form the new Town of Randolph, in which Holbrook was known as East Randolph; On a leap year day February 29, 1872 the village of East Randolph separated from the Town of Randolph and incorporated as the Town of Holbrook. The town uses this unique birthday in that it will be "forever young" as an opportunity to gather with friends both old and new as it celebrates this unusual birthday.

Notable Neighbor's:
George Mason Lovering - Recipient of the Medal of Honor.
James Joseph Mann - Professional baseball player.
Michael Sullivan - Former United States Attorney for the District of Massachusetts.

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