Marlboro

Marlboro or Marlborough (märlˈbərō) [key], city (1990 pop. 31,813), Middlesex co., E Mass.; settled on the site of a Native American village 1657, inc. as a city 1890. A shoe-manufacturing center for many years, Marlboro now produces plastic and paper products, sporting goods, computer equipment, and chemicals. It is also a commercial and business center. The community was almost destroyed (1676) in King Philip's War.

The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th ed. Copyright © 2012, Columbia University Press. All rights reserved.

More on Marlboro from Fact Monster:

  • - Can't read file south-carolina/marlboro-county/default.html
  • John CAMPBELL - CAMPBELL, John (Birthdateunknown—1845) CAMPBELL, John, (brother of Robert Blair Campbell), a ...
  • John Joseph MITCHELL - MITCHELL, John Joseph (1873—1925) MITCHELL, John Joseph, a Representative from Massachusetts; ...
  • Josiah James EVANS - EVANS, Josiah James (1786—1858) Senate Years of Service: 1853-1858 Party: Democrat EVANS, ...
  • The Dirty Truth About Smoking - The Dirty Truth About Smoking There are many reasons not to smoke. Smoking stinks—literally! ...

See more Encyclopedia articles on: U.S. Political Geography