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Mattapoisett, MA

0 Multi Families

$539,000 - $539,000

2 Condos

$575,000 - $589,900

29 Single Families

$269,900 - $2,500,000



Mattapoisett, MA Local Info

5,850
$72,550.00
$569,389

Mattapoisett was settled in 1750 and officially incorporated in 1857. Originally a part of Rochester, the area had most likely been visited by European traders and sailors. There is also evidence of prior Wampanoag Indian settlements, including burial grounds, throughout the town. In fact, the word Mattapoisett is Wampanoag for "a place of resting."

Early industry included logging and farming, but Mattapoisett became best known as a center for shipbuilding and whaling. Some 400 ships were built in the town's shipyards from 1740 until the 1870s, including the Acushnet, the ship that Moby-Dick author Herman Melville sailed on and later deserted. The town supplied many of the whalers used on the East Coast in the first half of the nineteenth century. The last one, the Wanderer, was built in 1878, shortly after the discovery of oil in Pennsylvania.

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Law Office of John P. Pollis & Associates Law Office of John P. Pollis & Associates

Office: Attleboro Falls, MA

Area(s) Served: Bristol, Norfolk, Plymouth and Barnstable, Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro, Plainville, Mansfield, Foxboro, Wrentham, Norton, Seekonk, Bellingham, Franklin, and Walpole.

Area(s) of Practice: Elder Law & Estate Planning, Real Estate, Business & Contract Law, Family Law, Criminal Law

Phone: 508-695-4446 or 888-695-4450

Email: jpollis@comcast.net




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36 Cove Street, Mattapoisett, MA 02719 Home For Sale - MLS #72729613 $899,000
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17 Hitching Post Road, Mattapoisett, MA 02739 Home For Sale - MLS #72729088 $659,000
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4 Deepwoods Drive, Mattapoisett, MA 02739 Home For Sale - MLS #72728446 $699,000
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22 Dupont Dr, Mattapoisett, MA 02739 Home For Sale - MLS #72727975 $525,000
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