Marshfield

Marshfield. 1 Town (1990 pop. 21,531), Plymouth co., SE Mass., on the Atlantic coast settled 1632, inc. 1640. Sand and gravel are produced, as well as electronic products. Several colonial buildings stand in the town, which is also a resort. Daniel Webster lived and is buried in Marshfield.

2 City (1990 pop. 19,291), Marathon and Wood co., central Wis., in a dairy area inc. 1883. Cheese, machinery, furniture, fabricated metal, apparel, and hydraulic cylinders are among the city's products. An agricultural research station is there.

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