North Billerica is an unincorporated village of the community of Billerica, Massachusetts, USA, among the 9 areas (districts) that compose the Neighborhood of Billerica. It is the home to Faulkner as well as Talbot mills and likewise the North Billerica Train Depot. The Middlesex Canal was established through the town in 1783 and additionally the Boston and also Lowell Railway was put through in the 1840s.
North Billerica MA has its very own ZIP Code (01862) as well as likewise post office which likewise absorbs the community of West Billerica in addition to parts of River Pines.
In the late 19th as well as additionally extremely early 20th centuries, there was a framework on Terminal Road, alongside the depot, that acted as the North Fire Station, City Center Annex, and also Post Office. The framework was called Union Hall. It offered North Billerica as the regional Social Club with dancings and also shows being held on the 2nd flooring. It folded in the 1960s after the Fire Station was transferred a mile away to Lowell Street and the City Center Annex was shut. The Post Office was moved to the intersection of Old Elm Roadway, Lowell Street, and additionally Talbot Technique at the North Billerica Common. This crossway is still described as ‘Post Office Square’ by the neighborhood’s older people. The Union Hall was uncoupled and additionally the land is now part of the train station parking area.
The North Billerica station, built in 1867, was completely recovered in 1998. It operated as a flag gave up on the Boston in addition to Lowell Railway’s main line and also was the beginning point for the old slim scale Billerica as well as likewise Bedford Railroad. It still serves commuters today as a regular given up on the MBTA’s Lowell Line. The location is in addition house to Iron Horse Park, a previous train repair work center.
The Concord River moves via North Billerica, and likewise by the old Talbot as well as likewise Faulkner Mills is the Mill Pond as well as Dam noting the area where the old Middlesex Canal crossed over the river – and supplied the majority of the water to carry the canal from Lowell to Charlestown. The Middlesex Canal Gallery lies inside the old Faulkner Mills and additionally methods are underway to build a Middlesex Canal Park along the Mill Fish Pond from the Dam around to Canal bridge on Rogers Roadway. The Billerica Mills Historic Location exists completely within the village’s unofficial boundaries.
North Billerica, Mass. is likewise home to the oldest continuing to be homestead in Billerica, the Manning Manse, constructed in 1696. The Manse is positioned on Chelmsford Street (MA Rte 129) relating to a quarter mile eastern of US Path 3 along with the Chelmsford community line. It is the place where Minutemen from New Hampshire remained prior to as well as also after the Fights of Lexington as well as Concord in April 1775. It was almost harmed by a fire in 1994. Today, this bar is rented by an exclusive organisation running a dining establishment and likewise lounge.
North Billerica likewise has the Chelmsford Online Forum Ice Rink on Rte 129 at the Chelmsford community line that is in fact possessed by the community of Chelmsford. It was independently had when initial built in the 1960s along with was possessed by the University of Massachusetts Lowell (“College of Lowell”) from the late 1970s to the early 1990s, when the school transformed areas to the brand-new Tsongas Sector in Lowell. The college played its hockey video games at the rink while still making it possible for senior high school as well as youth hockey groups to take advantage of the facilities. It was marketed to Chelmsford after the Commonwealth of Massachusetts passed a bill to enable a city or community to very own land in one more city or town.