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"Walpole, a post-village in Walpole township, Norfolk co., Mass., on the New York & New England Railroad, and on a branch of the Boston, Clinton & Fitchburg Railroad, 19 miles S.S.W. of Boston. It has 3 churches, and manufactures of cotton and other articles. One weekly news paper is published here. The township is drained by the Neponset River, and contains the villages of East Walpole and South Walpole. Pop. of the township (1890) 2604."

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

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  • 14. WALPOLE. [Pop. 1,491. Inc. 1724.]
    Walpole was originally a part of Dedham.

    Three considerable sources of the Neponset unite in this town, on which are several cotton,... Read MORE...

  • Walpole Massachusetts, 1890
    Walpole was detached from Dedham, and incorporated. December 10, 1724. It was named in honor of Sir Robert Walpole, then prime minister of England.... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Walpole, a post-village in Walpole township (town), Norfolk Co., Mass., on the New York, New Haven and Hart ford R., 18 miles SSW. of Boston. It has... Read MORE...

  • News  1957 - Mother, Child Die In Fire
    Walpole, Mass - January 3

    "My God, the house is on fire. I'm trapped."

    A few moments after shouting that frantic alarm into the telephone, Mrs. ... Read MORE...

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