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The people who inhabited the town were not from the United States but they came from England in 1630. Later people complained to the government about a lot them extra space. And that is when they were first awarded 6 square miles and later 4 four square miles by the General Court. The first name of this town was not Readings by Lynn. Later on, the name was adopted from the Reading England on 10th June 1644 by the House of Deputies. After they have known the place and made themselves comfortable, they built one church for themselves. Again in 1651, land was added to increase the size of Reading. Previously Reading was known by two names, Third Parish or Wood End.
Shortly after the people started living in Reading. In one town session, people voted in the favor of education. To this date, Reading has one of the oldest 17th-century building, the Parker Tavern which was constructed in 1694. Currently, a nonprofit channel takes care of this building.
Reading is also among those towns which have sacrificed a lot in the American Revolutionary War. The people of Reading are very much brave and they can go to any extent to save their homeland. And they proved this while fighting against the British and pushing them for a retreat. A renowned Dr. John Brooks served the army for nearly eight years due to his excellent and unquestionable services. After retiring from the army, to value his dedication, he was made the 9th governor of Massachusetts. In the fearsome battle, only 1 more solid lost his life.
A public library for the residents of Reading was created in 1868. This library charges $1 as membership fees and $25 annually.
Apart from its great service in the war, with great and enriched history, Reading has a glowing present and beautiful future. In the neighborhood towns, Readings is known for its tremendous school system. The local government believes in serving its citizen at every corner and they provide high-quality town services to them. The residents of Reading also like to take care of each other. They are strongly bonded by the bond of brotherhood. Throughout the year, there is something happening in the town and everyone in the town likes to participate in it.
The population of Reading is approximately 25000. The average age of every citizen is close to 42 years old. 150 elected town members are always looking for a way, in which they can serve their citizens.
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