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Harwood Family Farm, Crawford Road: Harrison Harwood with Horse and Surrey
TitleHarwood Family Farm, Crawford Road: Harrison Harwood with Horse and Surrey
Full Size Imagehttp://dlib.cwmars.org/cdm4/images/full_size/southbridge/14.jpg
SubjectHarwood--Southbridge--(Mass. Massachusetts--Sturbridge; Massachusetts--Southbridge; Farm life--United States--Massachusetts--Sturbridge; Farm Life--United States--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Agriculture--United States--New England; Dwellings--Massachusetts--Sturbridge; Dwellings--Massachusetts--Southbridge; Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Sturbridge; Historic buildings--Massachusetts--Southbridge
DescriptionThe official address for this farm house on the tax bill was Crawford Road but it was also known as Breakneck Road. The farm house is facing west and is located between the fourth and the fifth resevoirs from which Southbridge obtains its water supply. Southbridge (incorporated 1816) was part of the town of Sturbridge at the time this image was captured. Original farm house built for Ezra Harwood [1784-October 30, 1856] and his wife, Sarah B. Harwood (nee Brackett)[1790-1846]. The couple was married in October 1810. They had six children: Byron b. 1812, Nancy b.1814, Mary b.1816, Hannah b. 1821, Harriet b. 1827. Harrison Harwood (b. December 5, 1824, d. June 26, 1894)is the son and is shown with a horse and surrey in front of the el of the farm house. Harrison and Byron stayed on to run the farm as well as the operate the saw mill and the dairy business.
PublisherC/WMARS http://www.cwmars.org/
ContributorsRichard Maxwell Harwood Family Archive
Datepre-1895
Typeimage
Formatimage/jpg
Identifier38136000196905
RelationRichard Maxwell Harwood Family Archive
Coverage42 degrees 04' N 72 degrees 02' W
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