Introduction of Taunton
City on the Taunton River, 30 mi S of Boston, SEMassachusetts. Its site was purchased from theIndians in 1638 by Elizabeth Poole, and it was thescene of operations between Indians and colonists inKing Philip's War in 1675-76. It was an iron-workingcenter from 1656 to 1876.

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