Draper Farm Historic Site

Draper Farm Historic Site (HM135S)

Location: North Attleborough, MA 02760 Bristol County
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N 41° 57.092', W 71° 20.577'

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Circa 4000BC
Natives of this area made tools from red felsite rock.
The Allen, Capron and Mann families owned this property. The Mann family burial ground still remains close by.
Stephan Draper built a homestead and farmed fifty acres of this land where its descendants continued to live for 150 years.
His son Gamaliel B. Draper, having made a fortune in the gold rush of the west, built a new home on the original site and became a gentleman farmer. He was elected to the first board of selectmen of the new town of North Attleboro in 1887.
The Draper Farm became the home of the Showcase Cinema Theaters.
HM NumberHM135S
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Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 4:13am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)19T E 305809 N 4647050
Decimal Degrees41.95153333, -71.34295000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 57.092', W 71° 20.577'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 57' 5.52" N, 71° 20' 34.62" W
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Area Code(s)508, 978, 774
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 74-98 Draper Ave, North Attleborough MA 02760, US
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