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Location: Shrewsbury, Massachusetts
Years of Operation: 1809-1825
Luther Goddard is born.
Luther Goddard begins operations as a watch manufacturer in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.
Luther Goddard creates his first watch.
Luther Goddard and his son, Daniel, move to Worcester, Massaschusetts an continue their watch and clock business. Luther's other son, Parley, continues to make watches in Shrewsberry before moving to Worchester in 1825.
Parley Goddard moves to Worcester, Massachusetts and joins the business operations with his father and brother.