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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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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... 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...

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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 ...Read MORE...

1848 - Lunenburg
This town was granted by the general court, in 1719, to a number of persons, upon their petition,...Read MORE...

Lunenburg Massachusetts, 1890
Lunenburg is a pleasant farming town in the northeastern corner of Worcester County, 42 miles from...Read MORE...

Whalom Park Vintage Postcards


Whalom Park Vintage Postcards (www.youtube.com)
1916
Lunenburg, a post-village in Lunenburg township (town), Worcester co., Mass., 4) miles E. of...Read MORE...

News  1931 - Wind Blows Silo Down
Special to The Sentinel
LUNENBURG, April 27. - The heavy wind this forenoon blew over the silo at...Read MORE...


Ancestors Who Were Born Here


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

Hart
flag  Mary A HART (2 January 1815, Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA - 14 February 1897, Keene, New Hampshire, USA) gravestone

Hartwell
flag  Joseph HARTWELL (19 August 1798, Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA - 6 December 1879, Ware, Massachusetts, USA)
flag  Nancy HARTWELL (1796, Lunenburg, Massachusetts, USA - 9 November 1863, Ware, Massachusetts, USA)

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

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

Ancestors Who Died Here


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

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

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

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

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