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Rutland, Massachusetts, USA

Rutland, Worcester, MA

The town was first settled in 1666 as Naquag. Officially incorporated in 1713, the Town of Rutland was made up of Barre, Hubbardston, Oakham, Princeton, and the northern half of Paxton. wikipedia

Rutland includes: Barrack Hill, Muschopauge, New Boston, Rutland Heights, and White Hall.
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  • 1686 - Rutland is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1713 - Rutland is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1764 - October 27 - A "very remarkable storm of snow with high winds" produced 22 inches at Rutland in central Massachusetts.

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  • Rutland, Massachusetts, USA
    The Rufus Putnam House, Rutland, Massachusetts

    Historic Towns of New England. (1898). United Kingdom: G. P. Putnam's sons.
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  • News 1838 - Grist Mill Fire
    On Friday last, the grist mill and turning shop of Capt. Daniel Dammon, Jr., in the south part of Rutland, took fire about noon, and were wholly...Read MORE...


  • 1845 - RUTLAND. [Pop. 1,260. Inc. 1722.]
    Rutland, though a small town, has been the fruitful mother of many towns, for her bounds once included Barre, Hubbardston, Oakham, part of...Read MORE...


  • 1848 - Rutland
    This town was purchased of the Indians, in 1686, for £23 of the currency of that time, and a deed executed to Henry Willard, Joseph Rowlandson,...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Rutland
    Rutland, a post-township in Worcester co., Massachusetts, 50 miles W. by N. from Boston. Population, 1223.
    A New and Complete Gazetteer of the United States: Giving a Full and Comprehensive Review of the Present Condition, Industry, and Resources of the American Confederacy ... Thomas Baldwin (of Philadelphia.) Joseph Thomas January 1, 1854 Philadelphia : Lippincott, Grambo & Company 1854.

  • Rutland Massachusetts, 1890
    Rutland is a fine farming town of 963 inhabitants, in the central part of Worcester County, 55 miles west of Boston on the Massachusetts Central...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Rutland
    Rutland, a post-village in Rutland township, Worcester co., Mass., about 12 miles N.W. of Worcester, and 50 miles W. of Boston. It has a church, and...Read MORE...


  • 1898 - Old Rutland, Massachusetts - The Cradle of Ohio by Edwin D. Mead
    The Old South Historical Society in Boston inaugurated in 1896 the custom of annual historical pilgrimages. It had learned from Parkman and Motley...Read MORE...


  • Rutland, Massachusetts, USA
    View of Rutland Street, 1898

    Historic Towns of New England. (1898). United Kingdom: G. P. Putnam's sons.
    Photograph
  • Rutland, Massachusetts, USA
    View of Rutland Centre from Muschopauge Hill, 1898

    Historic Towns of New England. (1898). United Kingdom: G. P. Putnam's sons.
    Photograph
  • Rutland, Massachusetts, USA
    The Old Rutland Inn

    Historic Towns of New England. (1898). United Kingdom: G. P. Putnam's sons.
    Artwork
  • 1906
    Rutland, a post-village in Rutland township (town), Worcester co., Mass., 12 miles NW. of Worcester, on the Boston and Maine R. A state hospital for...Read MORE...


  • Rutland, Massachusetts, USA
    Main Str. Rutland, Mass.
    Postcard
  • Rutland, Massachusetts, USA
    Administration Building
    State Sanatorium, Rutland, Mass.
    Postcard
  • Rutland, Massachusetts, USA
    Community Hall and Library, Rutland, Mass.
    Postcard


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The Rufus Putnam House, Rutland, Massachusetts

Historic Towns of New England. (1898). United Kingdom: G. P. Putnam's sons.
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Rutland, Massachusetts, USA
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View of Rutland Street, 1898

Historic Towns of New England. (1898). United Kingdom: G. P. Putnam's sons.
Photograph

Rutland, Massachusetts, USA
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View of Rutland Centre from Muschopauge Hill, 1898

Historic Towns of New England. (1898). United Kingdom: G. P. Putnam's sons.
Photograph

Rutland, Massachusetts, USA
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The Old Rutland Inn

Historic Towns of New England. (1898). United Kingdom: G. P. Putnam's sons.
Artwork

Rutland, Massachusetts, USA
Pinterest
Main Str. Rutland, Mass.
Postcard

Rutland, Massachusetts, USA
Pinterest
Administration Building
State Sanatorium, Rutland, Mass.
Postcard

Rutland, Massachusetts, USA
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Community Hall and Library, Rutland, Mass.
Postcard
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