Wendell, Massachusetts, USA - 1845 - WENDELL. [Pop. 875. Inc. 1781.]
This town was named in honor of the Hon. Oliver Wendell, and was once a part of Shutesbury and of a tract called Ervingshire.
It is well watered by Miller's River and its branches.
The inhabitants are mostly farmers, and are not collected into any considerable village.
Some palm-leaf hats, boots and shoes, are made here.
Distance from Greenfield, 14 miles; from Boston, 80.
An Elementary Geography for Massachusetts Children by William Bentley Fowle and Asa Fitz, 1845
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