By Donald R. Williams
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As soon as part of Charlestown which can in simple terms be reached through "The Neck" (present-day Sullivan Square), Somerville grew to become obtainable from Boston with the development of the Middlesex Canal and the extension of varied rail strains within the mid- to past due 19th century. through 1842, Somerville's inhabitants had elevated to the purpose that town formally separated itself from Charlestown.
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