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Bridgewater, Massachusetts (U.S.)

Plymouth County

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[Flag of Bridgewater, Massachusetts] image based on www.state.ma.us/bsb/images/Bridgewater.jpg



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Description of the flag

A white flag, with a black town seal in the center. The seal bears a white shield showing a building and lamp in yellow, red ribbons above and below containing the date of incorporation and other text, and around the edge the state and town name and county. Bridgewater is in Plymouth County.

From the town homepage:

"Bridgewater is a charming, residential, suburban community. Located approximately 25 miles south of Boston, the town is accessible by bus, commuter rail and highway at the junction of routes 24 and 495. Originally an industrial and agricultural center, the town of Bridgewater was chartered in 1656. Its historic character and unique landscaping are prominent throughout the community, particularly in the downtown central common area. Today Bridgewater is a growing community of approximately 25,000 and serves as home to Bridgewater State College. Founded in 1840, Bridgewater State College is one of the oldest institutions of higher education dedicated to teacher preparation in the United States. Offering a diversity of activities, Bridgewater maintains a caring, friendly, small-town, community atmosphere"
Dov Gutterman, 14 December 2002