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Winchendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

"Winchendon, a post-township of Worcester co., Massachusetts, intersected by the Che shire railroad, 54 miles W. N. W. from Boston. It is drained by Miller's river, which affords water-power. Cotton and other manufactures are produced to some extent. Pop., in 1840, 1754; in 1850, 2445."

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.

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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.

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  • 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.

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  • 21. 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...


  • 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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    Toy Town Tavern
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    Converse Toy Works, Winchendon, Mass.
  • 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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