Category: Worcester


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History of Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, from its Early Settlement by the Indians in 1647 to the Present Time, 1879

By: Frederick C. Pierce

Price: $49.50

Publisher: Heritage Books,

The book begins with a history of the local Nipmuck Indians and includes a copy of the deed for the purchase of the town from them, followed by a list of citizens who received property in the division of land and information about early events of note. Other valuable lists include census polls, military enlistments, agricultural data, and government positions, select-men, and constables. The remaining chapters cover a variety of diverse subjects including the town's war ... View more info

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Historical Collections (Massachusetts), Volume Two

By: Holmes Ammidown

Price: $41.00

Publisher: Heritage Books,

This book covers the town histories of Sturbridge, Charlton and Southbridge, Massachusetts. Each town's history is discussed from its formation and settlement, up to the time that the book was originally published. The histories of Sturbridge and Charlton include the petition for the town and grant, the origin of the name of the town, a list of manufacturing companies, the schools and churches of the area, and biographical information on some of the predominant members o... View more info