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Wrentham, Massachusetts, USA

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Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, USA
Wrentham was first settled by the English in 1660 and officially incorporated in 1673. It was burned down during King Philip's War 1675-1676. For a short time, it was the residence of the educational reformer Horace Mann. It is also known as one of the residences of Helen Keller.
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Wrentham, Massachusetts, USA

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Wrentham, Massachusetts, USA

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1673 - On October 17th, the name of Wollomonopoag Plantations was changed to Wrentham, in remembrance of the home town in England.

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1676 - Wrentham was evacuated during King Philip's War

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1693 - Town of Wrentham gave permission to the Morses to build a saw mill on at Morse's Pond and Stop River (Highland Lake).

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1702 - It was resolved that a school house 20 foot long and 16 foot broad would be built and finished by the next Mickelmus. This first school house was built in the area of the Wrentham Common.

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1845. WRENTHAM. [Pop. 2,915. Inc. 1673.]
Before its incorporation, Wrentham was part of Dedham. It was named from Wrentham, in England,...Read MORE...

Wrentham Massachusetts, 1890
Wrentham is a good old farming town lying in the southwest comer of Norfolk County, about 27 miles...Read MORE...

1906
Wrentham, ren'tham, a banking post-village in Wrentham township (town), Norfolk co., Mass., about...Read MORE...


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