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History of West Boylston, Massachusetts, USA

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West Boylston, Massachusetts, USA

West Boylston, Worcester, MA

West Boylston was originally part of several neighboring towns – Lancaster, Shrewsbury, Boylston, Holden and Sterling. The town was created as part of a dispute between Boylston and West Boylston over the location of a new town meeting house. It was incorporated in 1808. wikipedia

West Boylston includes: Oakdale, Oakland, Boylston Common, Central Village, Harrisville, City Line, and Depot Village.
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  • 1642 - West Boylston is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1808 - West Boylston is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1845 - WEST BOYLSTON. [Pop. 1,187. Inc. 1808.]
    West Boylston, once a part of Boylston, Holden, and Sterling-, was named in honor of the family of Boylston.

    The soil is excellent, and...Read MORE...


  • 1848 - West Boylston
    This town was settled as early as 1720, by several families from Marlborough, being then included in the grant of land called Shrewsbury. Among the...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - West Boylston
    West Boylston, a post-township in Worcester co., Massachusetts, 40 miles W. by N. from Boston, intersected by the Fitchburg and Worcester railroad....Read MORE...


  • 1871 - A TORNADO. HOUSES, BARNS AND TREES PROSTRATED IN MASSACHUSETTS -- DESTRUCTION IN ITS PATH -- SEVERAL PERSONS INJURED.
    Worcester, Mass., June 11. - A sweeping tornado passed through the towns of Paxton, Holden and West Boyleston this afternoon at 4 1/ 2 o'clock,...Read MORE...


  • West Boylston Massachusetts, 1890
    West Boylston, noted for its beautiful scenery, lies near the middle of the easterly section of Worcester County. The West Boylston station on the...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - West Boylston
    West Boylston, a post-township in Worcester co., Massachusetts, 40 miles W. by N. from Boston, intersected by the Fitchburg and Worcester railroad....Read MORE...


  • West Boylston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clarendon Pond and Village in 1899. West Boylston, Mass.
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  • West Boylston, Massachusetts, USA
    The Common, West Boylston, Mass.
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  • 1906
    West Boylston,a post-village in West Boylston town ship (town), Worcester co., Mass., 8 1/ 2 miles N. of Worcester. It has manufactures of organs,...Read MORE...


  • West Boylston, Massachusetts, USA
    Congregational Church, West Boylston, Mass.
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Clarendon Pond and Village in 1899. West Boylston, Mass.
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West Boylston, Massachusetts, USA
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The Common, West Boylston, Mass.
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Congregational Church, West Boylston, Mass.
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  • 1642 - West Boylston is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1808 - West Boylston is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1845 - WEST BOYLSTON. [Pop. 1,187. Inc. 1808.]
    West Boylston, once a part of Boylston, Holden, and Sterling-, was named in honor of the family of Boylston.

    The soil is excellent, and... Read MORE...

  • 1848 - West Boylston
    This town was settled as early as 1720, by several families from Marlborough, being then included in the grant of land called Shrewsbury. Among the... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - West Boylston
    West Boylston, a post-township in Worcester co., Massachusetts, 40 miles W. by N. from Boston, intersected by the Fitchburg and Worcester railroad.... Read MORE...

  • 1871 - A TORNADO. HOUSES, BARNS AND TREES PROSTRATED IN MASSACHUSETTS -- DESTRUCTION IN ITS PATH -- SEVERAL PERSONS INJURED.
    Worcester, Mass., June 11. - A sweeping tornado passed through the towns of Paxton, Holden and West Boyleston this afternoon at 4 1/ 2 o'clock,... Read MORE...

  • West Boylston Massachusetts, 1890
    West Boylston, noted for its beautiful scenery, lies near the middle of the easterly section of Worcester County. The West Boylston station on the... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - West Boylston
    West Boylston, a post-township in Worcester co., Massachusetts, 40 miles W. by N. from Boston, intersected by the Fitchburg and Worcester railroad.... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    West Boylston,a post-village in West Boylston town ship (town), Worcester co., Mass., 8 1/ 2 miles N. of Worcester. It has manufactures of organs,... Read MORE...

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