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Winchester, Middlesex, Massachusetts, USA

"Winchester, a post-village in Winchester township, Middlesex co., Mass, on the Boston, Lowell & Nashua Railroad, at its junction with the Woburn Branch, 8 miles N.N.W. of Boston. It has several fine residences, 4 churches, a savings-bank, a high school, and manufactures of leather. Many merchants of Boston reside here. Pop. of the township in 1890, 4861."

Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ...
Joseph Thomas
January 1, 1895
J.B. Lippincott

Winchester includes: Wedgemere, Cross Street Station, Cutter Village, and Symmes Corner.
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  • 1640 - Winchester is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1850 - Winchester is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • News 1870 - A man by the name of Wing, at work in the bottom of a well at Cutter village, in Winchester, Mass.,
    suddenly found himself sinking in the quicksand to his knees, and with all his efforts he was unable to extricate himself. The well had been sunk to...Read MORE...


  • Winchester Massachusetts, 1890
    Winchester is a delightful suburban town in the easterly section of Middlesex County, eight miles west-by-northwest of Boston, on the Boston and...Read MORE...


  • Winchester, Massachusetts, USA
    R.R. Station, Winchester, Mass.
  • 1895 - Winchester
    Winchester, a post-village in Winchester township, Middlesex co., Mass, on the Boston, Lowell & Nashua Railroad, at its junction with the Woburn...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Winchester, a residential post-village and township (town) of Middlesex co., Mass., on the Boston and Maine R., 8 miles NNW of Boston. It is the...Read MORE...


  • Winchester, Massachusetts, USA
    The Common, Winchester, Mass.
  • Winchester, Massachusetts, USA
    Public Library


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  • 1640 - Winchester is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1850 - Winchester is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • News  1870 - A man by the name of Wing, at work in the bottom of a well at Cutter village, in Winchester, Mass.,
    suddenly found himself sinking in the quicksand to his knees, and with all his efforts he was unable to extricate himself. The well had been sunk to... Read MORE...

  • Winchester Massachusetts, 1890
    Winchester is a delightful suburban town in the easterly section of Middlesex County, eight miles west-by-northwest of Boston, on the Boston and... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Winchester
    Winchester, a post-village in Winchester township, Middlesex co., Mass, on the Boston, Lowell & Nashua Railroad, at its junction with the Woburn... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Winchester, a residential post-village and township (town) of Middlesex co., Mass., on the Boston and Maine R., 8 miles NNW of Boston. It is the... Read MORE...

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