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History of Winchendon, Massachusetts, USA

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Winchendon, Massachusetts, USA

Winchendon, Worcester, MA

In 1735, the House of Representatives made the grant of "Ipswich Canada" or what is now Winchendon in answer to a petition from men who had participated in the expeditions against Canda in 1690 and in compensation for their sufferings and hardship but it was not until 1752 that the first settlers set up permanent residence in the Township. townofwinchendon.com

Winchendon includes: Waterville, Winchendon Springs, Bullardville, Centerville, Glenallan, Harrisville, Hydeville, New Boston, and Red School Station.
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  • The House of Representatives made the grant of New Ipswich Canada, now Winchendon, on June 10, 1735, in answer to a petition from Lt. Abraham Tilton of Ipswich.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • Winchendon was officially incorporated in 1764,named after Nether Winchendon, Buckinghamshire, England, which itself was the site of land owned by Governor Francis Bernard, who signed the town's incorporation into law.

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates

  • 1845 - WINCHENDON. [Pop. 1,754. Inc. 1764.]
    This town was granted to certain persons of Ipswich, in Essex county, for services in Canada, in 1690, and it was called Ipswich-Canada, until it...Read MORE...


  • 1848 - Winchendon
    This town was granted by the general court, in 1735, to 60 persons, all of whom. excepting 8, belonged to Ipswich, in Essex county. It was called...Read MORE...


  • 1854 - Winchendon
    Winchendon, a post-township of Worcester co., Massachusetts, intersected by the Cheshire railroad, 54 miles W. N. W. from Boston. It is drained by...Read MORE...


  • Winchendon Massachusetts, 1890
    Winchendon lies in the northern border of Worcester County, 68 miles northwest of Boston on the Cheshire Railroad, which runs through the town,...Read MORE...


  • Winchendon, Massachusetts, USA
    Central St., Winchendon, Mass.
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  • Winchendon, Massachusetts, USA
    Toy Town Tavern
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  • Winchendon, Massachusetts, USA
    Converse Toy Works, Winchendon, Mass.
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  • 1906
    Winchendon, a banking post-village in Winchendon township (town), Worcester co., Mass., on Miller's River and on the Boston and Albany and the Boston ...Read MORE...




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Converse Toy Works, Winchendon, Mass.
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  • The House of Representatives made the grant of New Ipswich Canada, now Winchendon, on June 10, 1735, in answer to a petition from Lt. Abraham Tilton of Ipswich.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • Winchendon was officially incorporated in 1764,named after Nether Winchendon, Buckinghamshire, England, which itself was the site of land owned by Governor Francis Bernard, who signed the town's incorporation into law.

    Massachusetts City and Town Incorporation and Settlement Dates
  • 1845 - WINCHENDON. [Pop. 1,754. Inc. 1764.]
    This town was granted to certain persons of Ipswich, in Essex county, for services in Canada, in 1690, and it was called Ipswich-Canada, until it... Read MORE...

  • 1848 - Winchendon
    This town was granted by the general court, in 1735, to 60 persons, all of whom. excepting 8, belonged to Ipswich, in Essex county. It was called... Read MORE...

  • 1854 - Winchendon
    Winchendon, a post-township of Worcester co., Massachusetts, intersected by the Cheshire railroad, 54 miles W. N. W. from Boston. It is drained by... Read MORE...

  • Winchendon Massachusetts, 1890
    Winchendon lies in the northern border of Worcester County, 68 miles northwest of Boston on the Cheshire Railroad, which runs through the town,... Read MORE...

  • 1906
    Winchendon, a banking post-village in Winchendon township (town), Worcester co., Mass., on Miller's River and on the Boston and Albany and the Boston ... Read MORE...

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