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Forbes Lithograph Manufacturing Co.

For over a century, Forbes Lithograph Manufacturing Co. was an industry leader in the field of commercial printing. The company moved to this site in 1884, on the Chelsea River and Mill Creek along the Boston & Maine railroad, a site which came to be known as Forbes Station…

The Battle of Chelsea Creek

Rebels, led by Col. Stark, and the British clashed on the Creek and Noddle Island (presently East Boston) in May of 1775, just 40 days after the ‘Shot heard Round the World”. A protracted battle ensued. The colonists captured the British ship Diana when she found herself without wind, stranded up the Chelsea Creek as the tide quickly receded…