The World Comes to Massachusetts: 100 Years of Immigration History
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Massachusetts has a history of immigration dating back to the first settlement of newcomers, building colonies along the New England coast.
In the 19th century and early 20th century the top countries of origin for immigrants were in Southern and Eastern Europe. Top countries of origin today are China, the Dominican Republic, India, Brazil, and Haiti. Through a look at the immigration histories of Haverhill, Lawrence and Lowell, we will spend an hour discussing ‘old’ and ‘new’ immigration and leave the discussion with a greater understanding of the Commonwealth’s rich immigration history.
In 2018, a fifth of the state’sView more
2 Merrimack St., Haverhill, MA 01830