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History of Lancaster, Massachusetts, USA

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Lancaster, Massachusetts, USA

Lancaster, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

Lancaster includes: Ballard Hill, Deershorn, North Village, Nourse's Corner, and Poniken.


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  • 1643 - Lancaster is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1653 - Lancaster is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1676 - February 10 - Wampanoag Indians under King Philip kill all men in Lancaster Mass

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  • 1845 - LANCASTER. [Pop. 2,019. Inc. 1653.]
    Lancaster is the oldest town in the county, and was called Nashoway by the Indians, who early invited white settlers from Watertown.

    During...Read MORE...


  • 1848 - Lancaster
    The settlement of this town goes far back into the early history of Massachusetts. According to Winthrop, the plantation of Nashaway was undertaken...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Lancaster
    Lancaster, a post-village of Worcester county, Massachusetts, on the Worcester and Nashua railroad, and on the West Branch river, near its junction...Read MORE...


  • News 1889 - KILLED IN A WRECK.
    Worcester, Mass., Sept. 21. - An accident occurred on the Boston and Maine Railroad between Lancaster and South Lancaster about 3:30 o'clock this...Read MORE...


  • Lancaster Massachusetts, 1890
    Lancaster is the oldest and one of the most beautiful towns in Worcester County. It lies on the Nashua River, 35 miles northwest of Boston. On the...Read MORE...


  • 1895 - Lancaster
    Lancaster, a post-village and summer resort of Worcester co, Mass., is finely situated in Lancaster township, on the Nashua River, near the junction...Read MORE...


  • Lancaster, Massachusetts, USA
    Seven Bridge Road
    Postcard
  • Lancaster, Massachusetts, USA
    Old Grist Mill (1909)
    Postcard
  • Lancaster, Massachusetts, USA
    Unitarian Church
    Postcard
  • 1916
    Lancaster, a post- village and summer-resort of Worcester co., Mass., is finely situated in Lancaster township (town), on the Nashua River, near the...Read MORE...




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Seven Bridge Road
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Old Grist Mill (1909)
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Unitarian Church
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  • 1643 - Lancaster is settled

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1653 - Lancaster is incorporated

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1676 - February 10 - Wampanoag Indians under King Philip kill all men in Lancaster Mass

    historyorb.com
  • 1845 - LANCASTER. [Pop. 2,019. Inc. 1653.]
    Lancaster is the oldest town in the county, and was called Nashoway by the Indians, who early invited white settlers from Watertown.

    During... Read MORE...

  • 1848 - Lancaster
    The settlement of this town goes far back into the early history of Massachusetts. According to Winthrop, the plantation of Nashaway was undertaken... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Lancaster
    Lancaster, a post-village of Worcester county, Massachusetts, on the Worcester and Nashua railroad, and on the West Branch river, near its junction... Read MORE...

  • News  1889 - KILLED IN A WRECK.
    Worcester, Mass., Sept. 21. - An accident occurred on the Boston and Maine Railroad between Lancaster and South Lancaster about 3:30 o'clock this... Read MORE...

  • Lancaster Massachusetts, 1890
    Lancaster is the oldest and one of the most beautiful towns in Worcester County. It lies on the Nashua River, 35 miles northwest of Boston. On the... Read MORE...

  • 1895 - Lancaster
    Lancaster, a post-village and summer resort of Worcester co, Mass., is finely situated in Lancaster township, on the Nashua River, near the junction... Read MORE...

  • 1916
    Lancaster, a post- village and summer-resort of Worcester co., Mass., is finely situated in Lancaster township (town), on the Nashua River, near the... Read MORE...

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