Adult dating somerville massachusetts
In 2006, the city was named the best-run city in Massachusetts by the Boston Globe.The territory now comprising the city of Somerville was first settled in 1629 as part of Charlestown., it was the 16th most densely populated incorporated municipality in the country.Somerville was established as a town in 1842, when it was separated from Charlestown.In a short time, the settlers began laying out roads in all directions in search of more land for planting and trade with various Native American tribes in the area.Laid out as early as the mid-1630s, the earliest highway in Somerville was probably what is now Washington Street, and led from present-day Sullivan Square to Harvard Square.
The neighborhood Ten Hills, located in the northeastern part of the city, has retained the name for over 300 years.
It was once known as the "Stinted Pasture" or "Cow Commons", as early settlers of Charlestown had the right to pasture a certain number of cows in the area.
John Winthrop, the first colonial governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony, was granted 600 acres (2.4 km) of land in the area in 1631.
Named for the ten small knolls located on the property, Ten Hills Farm extended from the Craddock Bridge in present-day Medford Center to Convent Hill in East Somerville.
Winthrop lived, planted, and raised cattle on the farm.