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Gardner, Massachusetts, USA

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Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Named in honor of Col. Thomas Gardner, the community was first settled in 1764 and officially incorporated as a town in 1785 after receiving land grants from the surrounding towns of Ashburnham, Westminster, Templeton and Winchendon. Dating from about 1805, it became a center for lumber and furniture industries. Gardner is known as the "Chair City" and "The Furniture Capital of New England", due to its long history in furniture production.wikipedia



Gardner, Massachusetts, USA - The Windsor House. Gardner, Mass.
Gardner, Massachusetts, USA

The Windsor House. Gardner, Mass.

"The Windsor House was located on the corner of Green and Pearl Streets. This 100-room hotel was said to be the... Read MORE...
Gardner, Massachusetts, USA - The New Pet of the Household
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Gardner, Massachusetts, USA

The New Pet of the Household
The Most Perfect Oil Stove Made

Automatic Blue Flame Cooker
Central Oil and gas Stove Company
210 School St.,... Read MORE...
Gardner, Massachusetts, USA - Elm Street Fire Station, Gardner, Mass.
Gardner, Massachusetts, USA

Elm Street Fire Station, Gardner, Mass.
Gardner, Massachusetts, USA - Greenwood Memorial Bath House and Pool, Gardner, Mass.
Gardner, Massachusetts, USA

Greenwood Memorial Bath House and Pool, Gardner, Mass.

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42. GARDNER. [Pop. 1,260. Inc. 1785.]
Gardner was made up of four corners cut from the neighboring towns of Westminster, Templeton,...Read MORE...

1848 - Gardner
This town was taken from Westminster, Templeton, Winchendon, and Ashburnham, a corner from each. It ...Read MORE...

1859
GARDNER, a township in Worcester, co., in the state of Massachusetts, U.S., 58 m. NNW of Boston....Read MORE...

News  1862 - Anti-Slavery Meeting
GARDNER, MASS. - An Anti-Slavery Meeting will be held in Gardner and South Gardner, on Sunday, Jun...Read MORE...

Gardner Massachusetts, 1890
Gardner is a brisk and enterprising town in the northerly part of Worcester County, 65 miles from...Read MORE...

News  1893 - Train Wreck
GARDNER, Mass., Feb. 23. - A train on the Central Massachusetts Railroad, eastbound, left the track ...Read MORE...

1916
Gardner, a banking post- village of Worcester co., Mass., in Gardner township (town), on the...Read MORE...


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