Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Montague

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MONTAGUE, a town in Massachusetts which includes several villages of which the most important is Turners Falls. It is in Franklin co. on the Connecticut river and on the Boston and Maine, the New York, New Haven and Hartford, and the Central Vermont railroads. The town contains three public libraries, a hospital, and has important manufactures of cotton goods, paper, cutlery, silks, etc. At Turners Falls is a power plant which distributes power to the surrounding communities. Pop. (1910) 6,866; (1920) 7,675.