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History of Royalston, Massachusetts, USA

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Royalston, Massachusetts, USA

Royalston, Worcester, MA

Royalston is a small town in the North Quabbin area of northwestern-central Massachusetts. It was named after Isaac Royall, a slaveholder and businessperson from Medford, Massachusetts who founded the town in a land deal in 1765.

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  • 1762 - Royalston is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1765 - Royalston is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1845 - ROYALSTON. [Pop. 1,667. Inc. 1765.]
    Royalston was named after Col. Isaac Royal, one of those to whom the town was originally granted.

    Several streams unite in this town,...Read MORE...


  • 1848 - Royalston
    This town was granted by the general court, in 1752, to the Hon. Messrs. Hubbard, Erving, Royal, Otis, and others. The grant was known by the name of ...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Royalston
    Royalston, a post-village in Worcester co., Massachusetts, on the Vermont and Massachusetts railroad, Co miles W. N. W. from Boston. Population of...Read MORE...


  • News 1870 - RAILROAD ACCIDENT.
    Boston, June 16. - A fearful accident occurred on the Vermont and Massachusetts Railroad between Royalston and Athol today. A train going west broke...Read MORE...


  • Royalston Massachusetts, 1890
    Royalston forms the northwestern corner of Worcester County. The Fitchburg Railroad runs through the southeast corner, whose station of "Royalston"...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Royalston
    Roy'alston, a post-village and township in Worcester co., Mass., about 24 miles W.N.W. of Fitchburg. It has 2 churches, and is surrounded by hills...Read MORE...


  • 1906
    Royalston, a post-village and township (town) of Worcester co., Mass., about 24 miles WNW. of Fitchburg, on the Boston and Maine R. It is surrounded...Read MORE...


  • Royalston, Massachusetts, USA
    Royalston, Mass. Doan's Upper Falls.
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  • Royalston, Massachusetts, USA
    Royalston, Mass. Hall, Church and Common
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  • Royalston, Massachusetts, USA
    Miller's River Near Royalston
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Royalston, Mass. Doan's Upper Falls.
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Royalston, Mass. Hall, Church and Common
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Miller's River Near Royalston
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  • 1762 - Royalston is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1765 - Royalston is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1845 - ROYALSTON. [Pop. 1,667. Inc. 1765.]
    Royalston was named after Col. Isaac Royal, one of those to whom the town was originally granted.

    Several streams unite in this town,... Read MORE...

  • 1848 - Royalston
    This town was granted by the general court, in 1752, to the Hon. Messrs. Hubbard, Erving, Royal, Otis, and others. The grant was known by the name of ... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Royalston
    Royalston, a post-village in Worcester co., Massachusetts, on the Vermont and Massachusetts railroad, Co miles W. N. W. from Boston. Population of... Read MORE...

  • News  1870 - RAILROAD ACCIDENT.
    Boston, June 16. - A fearful accident occurred on the Vermont and Massachusetts Railroad between Royalston and Athol today. A train going west broke... Read MORE...

  • Royalston Massachusetts, 1890
    Royalston forms the northwestern corner of Worcester County. The Fitchburg Railroad runs through the southeast corner, whose station of "Royalston"... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Royalston
    Roy'alston, a post-village and township in Worcester co., Mass., about 24 miles W.N.W. of Fitchburg. It has 2 churches, and is surrounded by hills... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Royalston, a post-village and township (town) of Worcester co., Mass., about 24 miles WNW. of Fitchburg, on the Boston and Maine R. It is surrounded... Read MORE...

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