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Island Grove Park in Abington once served as a meeting place for abolitionists. Island Grove Park in Abington once served as a meeting place for abolitionists. (Jodi Hilton for the Boston Globe/File 2004)
October 19, 2008

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Median price: $303,500 Tax rate: $11.14 Average tax bill: $3,874 Choice location: Island Grove Park was a meeting place for abolitionists and is now on the National Register of Historic Places. Cocktail party nugget: Retirement home of John L. Sullivan, Boston native and last bareknuckles boxing champion. SOURCES: US Census, state Department of Revenue, Town of Abington, History of Plymouth ... (Full article: 281 words)

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