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Part ofGreater Boston area
BuildingsMalden Center
Malden Middle School
Malden Police station
Medford Memorial Hospital
Malden drainage
Vault 75
FactionsMalden Police Department (defunct)
The Institute
QuestsLong Time Coming
Memory Interrupted
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Malden is a city ruin in Middlesex County, Massachusetts and is a part of the Greater Boston area.


Malden, originally a hilly woodland area north of the Mystic River, was settled by Puritans in 1640 on land purchased in 1629 from the Pennacook tribe. The area was originally called the "Mistick Side" and was a part of Charlestown. It was incorporated as a separate town in 1649. The name Malden was selected by Joseph Hills, an early settler and landholder, and was named after Maldon, England. The city originally included what are now the adjacent cities of Melrose (until 1850) and Everett (until 1870).[1]

At the time of the American Revolution, the population was at about 1,000, and the citizens were involved early in resisting the oppression of Britain: they boycotted the consumption of tea in 1770 to protest the Revenue Act of 1766, and it was also the first town to petition the colonial government to withdraw from the British Empire.[1]

Malden High School had the second-oldest continuous high school football rivalry in the United States with Medford High School. The first "Thanksgiving Day Game" dates back to 1889.[1]

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The town of Malden appears only in Fallout 4.