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No. 7134: Dorchester's largest territory
Postcard #7134

In the mid seventeenth century, Dorchester achieved its largest territory when it was granted 40,000 acres extending to within a half mile of the Rhode Island line.

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 The red line represents Dorchester's boundaries at its largest extent. The straight black line is the boundary between the Plymouth Colony and the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
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Created: March 10, 2009   Modified: March 10, 2009