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History of Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA

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Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA

Wellesley, Norfolk, MA

Originally part of Dedham, it became the Western Precinct of Needham when that town was set off in 1711. Incorporated as a separate town in 1881, it was named for the estate of Samuel Welles, who had settled the site in 1763. britannica.com

Wellesley includes: Babson Park, Lake Crossing, Overbrook, Rice Crossing, Wellelsey Farms, and Wellelsey Hills.
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  • 1660 - Wellesley is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1881 - Wellesley is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • Wellesley Massachusetts, 1890
    Wellesley, occupying a northern projection of Norfolk County, is an example of the beauty of nature enhanced and brought to a delightful climax by...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Wellesley
    Wellesley, wälz'le, a post-township of Norfolk co., Mass., on Lake Waban, and on the Boston & Albany Railroad, 15 miles W. by S. of Boston. It has...Read MORE...


  • Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA
    R.R. Station
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  • 1906
    Wellesley, a post-village and township (town) of Norfolk co., Mass., on Lake Waban and on the Boston and Albany R., 15 miles W. by S. of Boston. It...Read MORE...


  • Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA
    Wellesley Inn and Annex, Wellesley, Mass.
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  • Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA
    Chin's Village
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  • News 1959 - 2 Boys Perish In Gravel Pit
    WELLESLEY, Mass. (AP) - Two young playmates perished yesterday when they were accidentally buried in a gravel pit opposite Wellesley College.

    The...Read MORE...




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R.R. Station
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Wellesley Inn and Annex, Wellesley, Mass.
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Wellesley, Massachusetts, USA
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Chin's Village
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  • 1660 - Wellesley is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1881 - Wellesley is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • Wellesley Massachusetts, 1890
    Wellesley, occupying a northern projection of Norfolk County, is an example of the beauty of nature enhanced and brought to a delightful climax by... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Wellesley
    Wellesley, wälz'le, a post-township of Norfolk co., Mass., on Lake Waban, and on the Boston & Albany Railroad, 15 miles W. by S. of Boston. It has... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Wellesley, a post-village and township (town) of Norfolk co., Mass., on Lake Waban and on the Boston and Albany R., 15 miles W. by S. of Boston. It... Read MORE...

  • News  1959 - 2 Boys Perish In Gravel Pit
    WELLESLEY, Mass. (AP) - Two young playmates perished yesterday when they were accidentally buried in a gravel pit opposite Wellesley College.

    The... Read MORE...

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