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George Holbrook

Also Known As: "Maj. George Holbrook"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
Death: Died in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Place of Burial: Prospect Hill Cemetery, Millis, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Daniel Holbrook and Esther Hall
Brother of Paul Rev Holbrook

Occupation: bell caster
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George Holbrook

Belknap Mill Bell

   City of Laconia

Constructed in 1832, the Belknap Mill is the oldest unaltered brick textile mill in the U.S. Once a hosiery mill, it houses an intact hydraulic power plant and a bell cast by George Holbrook, apprentice to Paul Revere.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_New_Hampshire_Historical_Markers:_126-150

George Holbrook was the founder and 1st proprieter of the world renowned Holbrook Bell Foundry located in East Medway (Now Millis) Massachusetts. Apprenticed under Paul Revere for the machinists and clockmaker's [and bellcasting] trades. Holbrook Bells were widely regarded as the finest bells ever made in America and amongst the best in the world.

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George Holbrook's Timeline

1767
April 28, 1767
Wrentham, Norfolk County, Massachusetts
1846
September 29, 1846
Age 79
Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States
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- present
East Medway, Massachusetts
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Millis, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States