Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA - Old Harlow Place, Lunenburg, Mass., Originally built by Patrick White about 1730
Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA

Old Harlow Place, Lunenburg, Mass., Originally built by Patrick White about 1730

Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA - Center School, Lunenburg, Mass.
Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA

Center School, Lunenburg, Mass.

Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA - Buttercup Tea Room
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Lunenburg, Massachusetts
Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA

Buttercup Tea Room
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Lunenburg, Massachusetts

"Buttercup Hill Tea Room on Massachusetts Avenue was, from 1928 to the late 1930s, a prestigious restaurant in the heart of this small town.... Read MORE...


Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA - Whalom Park
Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA

Whalom Park

"Whalom Park was an amusement park located on Lake Whalom in Lunenburg, Massachusetts, that operated from 1893 to 2000...

Whalom Park was established in 1893 by the Fitchburg &... Read MORE...

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Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA
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Where is Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA? 

Lunenburg, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
"Lunenburg was first settled in 1718 and was officially incorporated in 1728. The name stems from one of the titles of King George II of Great Britain, Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg. During King George's War, natives raided the village and took settlers captive to Quebec. Areas of neighboring Fitchburg were once part of Lunenburg, but broke away around this time because the walking distance to church and town meetings was too great for many..."wikipedia

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41. LUNENBURG. [Pop. 1,272. Inc. 1728.]
This town was named in compliment to King George the Second, who had been Duke of Luneburg, not Lunenburg.

Lunenburg originally included Fitchburg, and with it was called Turkey Hill.

The town is watered by two branches of the Nashua, its situation is elevated, its soil is good,...Read MORE...

1848 - Lunenburg
This town was granted by the general court, in 1719, to a number of persons, upon their petition, for a valuable consideration; reserving, however, school and ministerial lands. The grant included the whole of the present town of Fitchburg. It was called Turkey Hill (from a hill in the middle of...Read MORE...

Lunenburg Massachusetts, 1890
Lunenburg is a pleasant farming town in the northeastern corner of Worcester County, 42 miles from Boston. The Fitchburg Railroad has a station in the south part of the town, and a daily coach connects the centre with Fitchburg Depot. The town is bounded on the north by Townsend, on the east by...Read MORE...

Whalom Park Vintage Postcards

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Lunenburg, a post-village in Lunenburg township (town), Worcester co., Mass., 4) miles E. of Fitchburg and 4 1/ 2 miles WNW. of Boston, on the Boston and Maine R, Pop. of the town in 1900, 1332.
Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
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News  1931 - Wind Blows Silo Down
Special to The Sentinel
LUNENBURG, April 27. - The heavy wind this forenoon blew over the silo at Sherman Sanderman's place on Oak Street.

Three large apple trees were blown down on the property of C. C. Lane.

Fitchburg Sentinel
Fitchburg, Massachusetts
April 27, 1931
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Ancestors Who Were Born Here

flag  Isaac Bailey (8 August 1729, Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA - 7 June 1812, Jaffrey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone

flag  Joseph Hartwell (1798, Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA - 6 December 1879, Ware, Massachusetts, USA)
flag  Nancy Hartwell (1796, Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA - 9 November 1863, Ware, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Mary A Heart (2 January 1815, Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA - , )

flag  Zachariah Marshall (1808, Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA - 7 November 1891, Lawrence, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Andrew Mitchell (1814, Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA - 27 July 1869, Pelham, Massachusetts, USA)

Ancestors Who Died Here

flag  Josiah Bailey (3 November 1705, Rowley, Massachusetts, USA - 1798, Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Samuel Farnsworth (8 October 1669, Groton, Massachusetts, USA - 1727, Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Sarah Fiske (4 July 1684, Watertown, Massachusetts, USA - 1744, Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA)

flag  Elizabeth Stevens (1703, Andover, Massachusetts, USA - 1760, Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA)

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