Town of Georgetown, MA
Essex County
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Location
Date
Description
Size
Main building on Moulton Street
12-26-1953
ESD Bk. 4056, P. 536. Plan in Bk. 3737, P. 542
17,600 sq. ft.
Land adjacent to main building
8-23-1954
Bk. 4180, P. 329. Plan in Bk. 4179, P. 239. Subject to 20-foot easement in Bk. 4179, P. 239. Subject to 30-foot easement in Bk. 5859, P. 718 to Massachusetts Electric Co. April 1972
5,100 sq. ft.
Substation on School Street (easterly part is location of fire station annex)
10-13-1960
Bk. 4713, P. 228, Parcel B in Bk. 4713, P. 228. Contains license to maintain pole on Parcel A. Town accepted deed 3-7-1960, Art. 14
6,948 sq. ft.
Easement
6-7-1971
From Massachusetts Electric Co. to substation
94 Searle Street
12-15-1997
Bk. 7676, P. 437
Location
Date
Description
Size
East Main Street
3-19-1917
Bk. 2366, P. 378, Parcel 1; Memorial Church Lot; agreement to keep property in respectable condition in Bk. 2604, P. 390, recorded 8-19-1924. Agreement voted by town 6-30-1924, Art. 1.
.50 acres
Library Street
11-19-1954
Bk. 4122, P. 50, site of old library
Library Street, southerly side
3-24-1970
Taken by vote recorded in Bk. 5673, P. 324, as authorized under Art. 37, 3-2-1970. Assessor's Map, Sheet 11A, Lot 81
21,500 sq. ft.
Location
Date
Description
Size
Central School
5-11-1855
Bk. 512, P. 83. Town sold part in Bk. 574, P. 188, second deed.
1.75 acres
High School, first parcel
8-10-1959
Bk. 4589, P. 59. Plan in Bk. 4573, P. 1. Taking authorized by Town Meeting 1-27-1958, Art. 4
17.85 acres
High School, second parcel
8-10-1959
Bk. 4589, P. 60. Plan in Bk. 4573, P. 1 (No. 380) (Winter Lot). Taking authorized by Town Meeting 1-27-1958, Art. 4
8.36 acres
Perley School
5-25-1935
Recorded 1-28-1936 in Bk. 3064, P. 313. Plan in Bk. 4682, P. 600. Subject to right of reverter if town shall at any time cease to use the land for school purposes for a period of more than 3 years.
7.72 acres
Entrance to high school on Winter Street
3-21-1960
Bk. 4652, P. 438
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Penn Brook School
3-3-1969, Art. 17
Purchased for $30,000. Deed recorded 5-9-1969 in Bk. 5607, P. 143. Plan of en- trance in Bk. 4716, P. 54
45 acres
Location
Date
Description
Lincoln Park
12-20-1898
Site of library on Pleasant Street. Bk. 1566 P. 60. Subject to condition that no other building shall be erected thereon unless town votes to locate or build a public hall in connection with library. Town voted to accept gift 10-25-1898. Town Records Vol. 4, P. 107
.50 acres
Location
Date
Description
Size
Off East Main Street
7-18-1961
Deed and plan in Bk. 4793, P. 171. Town voted to authorize Selectmen to acquire this land 3-6-1961, Art. 12. Town voted to authorize Board of Health to have control of area 3-19-1973, Art. 32. Town voted $36,000. to erect garage on road to dump 3-2-1970, Art. 26. For Highway Department purposes. Keys turned over 11-28-1970
29.90 acres
Location
Year Acquired
Assessor's Map-Lot No.
Size
(acres)
Peninsula off Old Jacobs Road
1963
7B-20
4
West Main - abuts Trestle Way
1969
6B-67
14.27
Half Moon Meadow - Andover Street
1970
1-11
8
Lufkins Brook Conservation Area
1971
2-27, 25, 24, 23, 17, 14, 4
192
West Street south of Parker River
1973
2-49
1.2
Pond Street across from the flume
1974
1B-17A
1
Bailey Lane - Lobao Pit
1975
6B-1
14
End of Charles Street - access to Crane Road
1975
18 between 156 and 157
10 ft. wide, 45 ft. long
End of Web Road
1979
18-58
1
Off West Street near Groveland
gift
3-21/2
Off Spofford Street - adjoins Half Moon
1979
1-10
1
Off Central Street - next to Harmony Cemetery
1979
10B-77
1
Off North Street - Cat Island
1979
2-53
7
East of Bailey Lane - Parker River
1979
6B-41
1
Easement to Parker River off Thurlow (Ash Lane)
1978
12-127
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Land inside well field north of West Street
1980
46
8
Village Lane - Jackman Brook off Warren
1983 gift
19-53V
19
Central Street - beyond Nunan's - Penn Brook
1984
9-3
5
East Main Street - adjoins Soini Lane
1985 gift
10B-63
4
Maclennon land - West Street near Groveland
1985
3-1
63
North of Parker River
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7B
7
Silvermine off North Street
1988 gift
11-1M
2.6
Conservation land off upper Bailey Lane
1988
6A-20
2.3
Off Warren - Rainbow
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66C
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Camp Denison
6-16-1997
26
Jewett Street
2005
19-2B
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Searles Street and Lisa Lane
2008
16-92
27
Location
Date
Description
Size
American Legion Park
5-4-1946
Bk. 3463, P. 48 Plan Bk. 75, No. 12. Right-of-way to use Milton Way is in Bk. 1847, P. 212. Voted 4-30-1946, Art. 1, to buy and develop park and recreation center under MGL c. 45
5.35 acres
Land adjacent to A.L. Park (gift)
4-28-1966
Recorded in Bk. 5356, P. 406. Plan in Bk. 5370, P. 1. Accepted by town 3-2-1964, Art. 35, for the purpose of a public playground or rec- reation area as provided in MGL c. 45, § 14
1.80 acres
Searle Street and Lisa Lane
1-17-2008
Lot 1 on a plan entitled "Plan of Land for Searle Street & Lisa Lane, Georgetown, Massachusetts (Assessors Map 10 Lots 20, 20A, 20B) & (Assessors Map 16 Lot 92), Prepared for James Bussing, 160 West Main Street, Georgetown, MA 01833," dated 8-4-2008
11 acres
Easements off Railroad Avenue
11-16-2009
Prop. Easement "A": Drainage easement of 4,772 square feet±; Prop. Easement "B": Drainage easement and access easement to N.E. Power only of 964 square feet ±; and N.E. Power Co. easement of 5,045 square feet ± as that area lies within Lot 01 on a plan entitled "Definitive Subdivision Plan of land Located in Georgetown, Massachusetts, Owner & Applicant, Prism Realty, L.L. C., P.O. Box 42 Groveland Ma 01834," dated 1-18-2005 and recorded with the Southern Essex District Registry of deeds in Plan Book 399, Plan 78
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Location
Date
Description
Size
Fire Station on Central Street
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Date
Description
Size
Old standpipe on Baldpate Road near Andover Street
8-10-1934
Bk. 3024, P. 245
25,380 sq. ft.
New standpipe on Baldpate Road
1-30-1961
Deed and plan in Bk. 4740, P. 226
43,300 sq. ft.
Well fields on West Street
1934
Bk. 3005, P. 598. Plan Bk. 63, No. 69. (Hastings)
5 acres
a.
Original well field
b.
East of original field
1961
Plan and deed in Bk. 4856, P. 143. (Raimo)
5.37 acres
c.
South of original field
1955
Bk. 4180, P. 436.3 (Tidd) Bush hill lot. Balch
35/8 acres
d.
West of Balch
1958
Bk. 4516, P. 469. Parcel 2. Rogers Meadow (Moskevitz)
5 acres
e.
West of original field
1958
Bk. 4516, P. 469. Parcel 1 Lufkin Meadow (Moskevitz)
31/2 acres
f.
West of Lufkin Meadow
1958
Deed and plan in Bk. 4467, P. 97 (Tidd)
53,186 sq. ft.
g.
East and north of parcel described in b above
1966
Bk. 5356, P. 405 (Raimo) 2 parcels
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h.
West and north of above parcels a to g
1966
Bk. 5389, P. 541. Refers to plan in Bk. 5389, P. 544 and description in Bk. 5217, P. 524 (DeMarco)
37.75 acres
i.
South of parcel c
1970
Lot 5 on Sheet 2. Taken under Art. 35, 3-2-1970. Recorded in Bk. 5673, P. 320
3.3 acres
Location
Date
Description
Size
Parker Brook and Penn Brook canal
5-2-1950
Deed to town of water rights; deed recorded in Bk. 3718, P. 434. Town voted 3-6-1950, Art. 10. See easement in Bk. 3739, P. 150. Description in Bk. 3359, P. 25
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Location
Size
Harry Murch Park
1 acre
G.A.R. Park
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Lot B-1 (Assessors Map 15, Lot 48) for sight distance along East Main Street at True Lane
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Location
Description
Size
Georgetown- Rowley State Forest
Under Division of Forests and Parks, operated under MGL C. 132, §§ 30, 31, 34, 34A, 38 and 39. Entrance is
489 acres off East Street. 25 acres additional acquired in 1965 by deed in Bk. 5326, P. 744
Fisheries and game land
State Division of Fisheries and Game maintains land which was originally
281 acres acquired by federal government for Parker River Wildlife Refuge. MGL C. 131, § 6. Hunting is allowed. Federal government taking recorded in Bk. 3408, P. 278, in 1945. Deed to state in Bk. 4606, P. 221. Recorded in 1959. Access from Thurlow Street added Bk. 5872, P. 564, Lot 5A; plan in Bk. 5799, P. 800, Lot 5A
Public boat ramp to Rock Pond
Located near 206 West Main Street next to 3 G's parking lot. Order of taking
1/2 acre recorded 7-21-1966 with plan in Registry Bk. 5379, P. 116. Acquired under St. 1962, C. 715, Sec. 2; transferred to Department of Natural Resources for care, control and maintenance by St. 1966, C. 621, Sec. 3; see now MGL C. 21, § 17A. Width varies from 35 to 84 feet.
Recreation area on Baldpate Pond
Located off Nelson Street. Department of Natural Resources acquired it by deed 1-5-1965 in Bk. 5373, P. 16,
44 acres under MGL C. 132A, § 3. It will be developed for public use, particularly swimming, when state funds become available.
Location
Date
Description
Size
Spofford Street shown as Lot 20 on Sheet 1 of Assessor's Map
7-6-1972
John W. Pierce et al., trustees of Essex County Greenbelt Assoc., trust recorded in Bk. 4837, P. 210; acquired by deed in Bk. 5893, P. 21
17 acres