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Haverhill

(hā`vərĭl), city (1990 pop. 51,418), Essex co., NE Mass., on the Merrimack River; inc. as a town 1641, as a city 1870. Formerly one of the nation's leading shoe producers, Haverhill processes leather and makes leather, textile, and paper products. High-technology computer industries in the area and the manufacture of electronic components add to the city's economic base. Points of interest are John Greenleaf WhittierWhittier, John Greenleaf
, 1807–92, American Quaker poet and reformer, b. near Haverhill, Mass. Whittier was a pioneer in regional literature as well as a crusader for many humanitarian causes. Early Life

Whittier received a scanty education but read widely.
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's birthplace (the house dates from c.1688) and the home of Hannah DustinDustin, Hannah,
b. 1657, d. after 1729, Colonial New England heroine. She was captured (1697) in a Native American raid on Haverhill, Mass., and taken up the Merrimack River to a place near modern Concord, N.H.
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. A branch of Northeastern Univ. is in the city.

Haverhill

 

a city in northeastern USA, in New England, in the state of Massachusetts; located on the Merrimack River. Population, 47,000 (1975; with the neighboring city of Lawrence and the surrounding suburbs, 268,000). Haverhill, a center of the footwear industry, also produces machinery for footwear manufacture.

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