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Oxford, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Oxford was first settled in 1686 and was officially incorporated in 1713. It was the birthplace of Clara Barton, the first president and founder of the American Red Cross. Oxford was originally settled by Huguenots in two waves, the original settlement having been abandoned after four residents (John Johnson and his three children, Peter, Andrew and Mary) were killed in a violent confrontation with local Native Americans.
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1686 - First Non-Puritan Town
Oxford, first non-Puritan town established

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1713 - Oxford is incorporated

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1721 - First Congregational Church established in Oxford

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1785 - Universalist Church established in Oxford
The oldest Universalist Church in the world
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1801 - The first post office was established in Oxford

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1840 (Oxford) - Norwich and Worcester Railroad began operations with a station at Texas Depot

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22. OXFORD. [Pop. 1,742. Inc. 1713.]
Oxford was granted to Gov. Dudley, Lieut. Gov. Stoughton, and others, in 1682, and included the...Read MORE...

1848 - Oxford
This town was a grant made by the government, in 1682, to Joseph Dudley, Esq., governor, to William ...Read MORE...

1873 - Town Hall relocated from the North Common to Oxford Center

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1887 - (Oxford) - 50 post and lanterns were set for streetlights

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Oxford, Massachusetts, 1890
Oxford is a pleasant farming and manufacturing town midway of the southerly part of Worcester...Read MORE...

1906
Oxford, a banking post-village in Oxford township (town), Worcester co., Mass., on the French River ...Read MORE...

1926 - Clara Barton fresh air camp was started in Oxford

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1929 - Charles Linberg landed in Oxford, Massachusetts to refuel

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News  1938 - SIX PERSONS DIE IN WRECK OF BUS-TRUCK. THIRTEEN OTHERS INJURED EARLY TODAY NEAR OXFORD, MASS.
Oxford, Mass., Sept. 13 (AP) - Six persons were killed and 13 others injured, several seriously,...Read MORE...

1959 - (Oxford) - Dedication of the Buffumville Dam

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