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In 1703, Benjamin Church, a hero of King Philip's War established a saw mill, grist mill, and a fulling mill on the Quequechan River.
In 1714, Church sold his land, along with the water rights to Richard Borden of Tiverton and his brother Joseph.
It is also nicknamed "the Scholarship City" because Dr.
Quequechan is a Wampanoag word believed to mean "Falling River" or "Leaping/Falling Waters." During the 1960s, Interstate 195 was constructed through the city along the length of the Quequechan River.
In 1778, the Battle of Freetown, was fought here during the American Revolutionary War, the townspeople put up a strong defense against a British force.
In 1803, Fall River was separated from Freetown and officially incorporated as its own town.
In 1856, the town of Tiverton, Rhode Island voted to split off its industrial northern section as Fall River, Rhode Island.
In 1861, after decades of dispute, the United States Supreme Court moved the state boundary to what is now State Avenue, thereby creating a City of Fall River entirely within Massachusetts.