FREE genealogy since 1999 - History belongs to all of us!
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
Visit Wendell, Massachusetts, USA
Discover the people who lived there, the places they visited and the stories they shared.
The comments you read here belong only to the person who posted them. We reserve the right to remove off-topic and inappropriate comments.