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Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

"Sutton, a village in Sutton township (town), Worcester co., Mass., 8 miles S. by E. of Worcester. Pop. of the town in 1900, 3328; of the village, about 1200. The post office is Millbury."

Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe
Angelo Heilprin
Louis Heilprin
January 1, 1916
Lippincott

The Town of Sutton is located in central Massachusetts (Worcester County) in an area known as the Blackstone Valley. The Town is located along Route 146 and is 8 miles south of Worcester, 30 miles north of Providence and 46 miles southwest of Boston. Sutton is bordered by the towns of Millbury, Grafton, Northbridge, Uxbridge, Douglas and Oxford. The town consists of five villages - - Sutton Center, Manchaug, Wilkinsonville, West Sutton, and South Sutton. www.suttonma.org

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  • Sutton, Massachusetts, USA

  • 7. SUTTON. [Pop. 2,370. Inc 1715.]
    The settling of Sutton was retarded by the Indian wars.

    It is a pleasant town, situated on the Blackstone and its branches.

    Sutton...Read MORE...


  • 1848 - Sutton
    This town was originally purchased by a number of persons of John Wampus, a sachem, and his company of Indians, who claimed it, and was confirmed to...Read MORE...


  • News 1853 - Sad Occurrence
    Mrs. Mary Whiting, an aged lady of nearly 90 years, was burned to death in Sutton, Massachusetts, on Sabbath evening. She was alone in the house, the ...Read MORE...


  • News 1865 - Thank You to Soldiers
    A noble woman, by the name of Susan Williams, South Sutton, Massachusetts, gives to every soldier who enlisted from that town, on his return, the sum ...Read MORE...


  • News 1879 - 100 Pet Cats
    Miss Mary Jane Wadleigh, of Sutton, Massachusetts, has one hundred pet cats, and when one of them dies she has it buried in its grave marked by a...Read MORE...


  • News 1885 - Men of Brains - Some of the Distinguished American Inventors
    Thomas Blanchard, born in 1788, at Sutton, Massachusetts; died in 1864; invented a tack machine in 1806; builds a successful steam carriage in 1825;...Read MORE...


  • Sutton Massachusetts, 1890
    Sutton is an agricultural and manufacturing town of 3,101 inhabitants, situated in the southeastern section of Worcester County, about 40 miles...Read MORE...


  • Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
    Cemetery and Town Hall, Sutton, Mass.
  • Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
    School House, Sutton, Mass
  • Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
    First Congregational Church, Sutton, Mass.
  • Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
    Residence Street, Looking East, Sutton, Mass.
  • Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
    Road at West Sutton, Sutton, Mass.
  • 1906
    Sutton, a village in Sutton township (town), Worcester co., Mass., 8 miles S. by E. of Worcester. Pop. of the town in 1900, 3328 ; of the village,...Read MORE...


  • News 1910 - Signed "Wife"
    Up in Sutton, Massachusetts, a young woman organist wrote a preacher and signed herself "wife." And the organist's play-ful ways caused the deuce of...Read MORE...


  • Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
    Town Hall
  • Sutton, Massachusetts, USA
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