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Gardner, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Long before Gardner was known as "The Chair City" it was once referred to by the name of "Sniptown," while other instances noted it as "Niptown." The reason for the title was because Gardner was formed by "taking a nip" out of the older surrounding towns of Winchendon, Ashburnham, Wesminster and Templeton. thegardnernews.com

Gardner includes: Heywood Station


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  • 1764 - Gardner is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1785 - Gardner is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1845 - GARDNER. [Pop. 1,260. Inc. 1785.]
    Gardner was made up of four corners cut from the neighboring towns of Westminster, Templeton, Winchendon and Ashburnham.

    It was named in ho...Read MORE...


  • 1848 - Gardner
    This town was taken from Westminster, Templeton, Winchendon, and Ashburnham, a corner from each. It was incorporated and made a distinct town in 1785,...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Gardner
    Gardner, a post-township in Worcester co., Mass., on the Vermont and Mass. railroad, 50 miles W. N. W. from Boston. Pop., 1533.
    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.

  • 1859
    GARDNER, a township in Worcester, co., in the state of Massachusetts, U.S., 58 m. NNW of Boston. Pop. 1,260.
    A Gazetteer of the World: Or, Dictionary of Geographical Knowledge, Publisher A. Fullarton, 1859

  • News 1862 - Anti-Slavery Meeting
    GARDNER, MASS. - An Anti-Slavery Meeting will be held in Gardner and South Gardner, on Sunday, Jun 9th, to commence at half-past, 10 o'clock, A. M. Fr...Read MORE...


  • 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 finest establishment of its kind outside of Boston when it was built in 1882-83. The building burned ... Read MORE...

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  • Gardner Massachusetts, 1890
    Gardner is a brisk and enterprising town in the northerly part of Worcester County, 65 miles from Boston, and 25 miles from Worcester, by the Fitchbur...Read MORE...


  • Gardner, Massachusetts, USA
    Central Street
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  • News 1893 - Train Wreck
    GARDNER, Mass., Feb. 23. - A train on the Central Massachusetts Railroad, eastbound, left the track a mile east of Jeffersonville this morning. Two mi...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Gardner
    Gardner, a post-village of Worcester co., Mass., in Gardner township, on the Fitchburg Railroad where it crosses the Vermont & Massachusetts division,...Read MORE...


  • 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., Gardner, Mass.

    The Ladies' Home Journal
    April 1898
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  • Gardner, Massachusetts, USA
    Elm Street Fire Station, Gardner, Mass.
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    Greenwood Memorial Bath House and Pool, Gardner, Mass.
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    Birds Eye View of Gardner, Mass.
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  • Gardner, Massachusetts, USA
    West Gardner Square
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  • Gardner, Massachusetts, USA
    Old Boat House
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    Central Street from West Gardner Square, 1905
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    Heywood Factory
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  • Gardner, Massachusetts, USA
    Henry Heywood Memorial Hospital
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    West Gardner Sq. & Parker St. - Memorial Day, 1907
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    Vernon Street
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    Heywood Bros & Wakefield Co. Factory and Office Building, Central Street looking W., 1908
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    Congregational Church
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    Elm Street, looking South
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    High School
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    Post Office
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  • Gardner, Massachusetts, USA
    Riverview Factory
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  • Gardner, Massachusetts, USA
    Frank Smith Silver Ware Shop, 1910
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    Town Hall and Syndicate Building
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  • Gardner, Massachusetts, USA
    Union Station and Chair
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    Woodland Avenue
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  • 1916
    Gardner, a banking post- village of Worcester co., Mass., in Gardner township (town), on the Fitohburg R., 15 miles W. of Fitchburg. It has manufactur...Read MORE...


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    Parker Street
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    The Gardner Savings Bank, 1920
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  • Gardner, Massachusetts, USA
    West Gardner Square
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  • 1923 - Gardner is incorporated as a city

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • Gardner, Massachusetts, USA
    The Colonial Hotel
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  • Gardner, Massachusetts, USA
    Johnny's Motor Sales
    196 Main St.
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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 finest establishment of its kind outside of Boston when it was built in 1882-83. The building burned ... Read MORE...

Postcard

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Central Street
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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., Gardner, Mass.

The Ladies' Home Journal
April 1898
Advertisement

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Elm Street Fire Station, Gardner, Mass.
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Greenwood Memorial Bath House and Pool, Gardner, Mass.
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Birds Eye View of Gardner, Mass.
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West Gardner Square
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Old Boat House
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Central Street from West Gardner Square, 1905
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Heywood Factory
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Henry Heywood Memorial Hospital
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West Gardner Sq. & Parker St. - Memorial Day, 1907
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Vernon Street
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Heywood Bros & Wakefield Co. Factory and Office Building, Central Street looking W., 1908
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Congregational Church
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Elm Street, looking South
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High School
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Post Office
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Riverview Factory
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Frank Smith Silver Ware Shop, 1910
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Town Hall and Syndicate Building
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Union Station and Chair
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Woodland Avenue
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Parker Street
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The Gardner Savings Bank, 1920
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West Gardner Square
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The Colonial Hotel
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Johnny's Motor Sales
196 Main St.
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