Medford, Massachusetts

Medford was settled in 1630 as part of Charlestown.[2] The area was originally called "Mistick" by Thomas Dudley (a name which persisted for many decades), which his party renamed "Meadford".[3] The name may have come from a description of the "meadow by the ford" in the Mystic River, or from two locations in England that Cradock may have known: the hamlet of Mayford or Metford in Staffordshirenear Caverswall, or from the parish of Maidford or Medford (now TowcesterNorthamptonshire).[4] In 1634, the land north of the Mystic River became the private plantation of former Governor Matthew Cradock; across the river was Ten Hills Farm, which belonged to John Winthrop, Governor of the Massachusetts Bay colony.

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$699,000
Medford, MA
5
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2
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Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate
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$549,900
Medford, MA
3
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2
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Listing courtesy of Joanne Hamilton
Century 21 Advance Realty
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$589,900
Medford, MA
3
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2
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Listing courtesy of Nancy Ciampa McLaughlin
Redfin Corp.
Baystate
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$745,000
Medford, MA
5
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2
baths
Listing courtesy of Kerry Webber Scalzo
RE/MAX Real Estate Center
Baystate
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$725,000
Medford, MA
2
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3
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Listing courtesy of Gordon Freeman
Leading Edge Real Estate
Baystate
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