Worcester (Mass.)

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Worcester, Worcester County Massachusetts is located on the Blackstone River forty-four miles southwest of Boston, Mass., and forty-three miles northwest of Providence, R.I. Originally known as Quonsigamog or Quinsigamond, it was first settled in 1675 but was afterwards abandoned due to Indian attacks. Worcester was permanently settled in 1713, incorporated as a town in 1684, and as a city in 1848.

From the description of Collection, 1686-1941. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 191259864

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creatorOf Worcester (Mass.). Collection, 1686-1941. Gadsden Public Library
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associatedWith American Antiquarian Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Association Library Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Central Congregational Church. corporateBody
associatedWith Chapin, Henry, 1811-1878. person
associatedWith Citizens Bank. corporateBody
associatedWith City National Bank. corporateBody
associatedWith Crafts' Cavalry Regiment. corporateBody
associatedWith Engine Company, No. 2. corporateBody
associatedWith First Baptist Church. corporateBody
associatedWith Grace Episcopal Church. corporateBody
associatedWith Hill, Benjamin Thomas. person
associatedWith Holden Reservoir. corporateBody
associatedWith Jennison, Samuel, 1788-1860. person
associatedWith Kroll, Leon, 1884-1974. person
associatedWith Liberal Republican Club. corporateBody
associatedWith Manufacturers' Mutual Fire Insurance Company (Worcester, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Metcalf, Caleb B., 1814-1891. person
associatedWith Military Library Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Payson, Thomas, 1764-1844. person
associatedWith Plymouth Congregational Church. corporateBody
associatedWith Rural Cemetery. corporateBody
associatedWith Second Massachusetts Artillery Regiment. corporateBody
associatedWith Social Library. corporateBody
associatedWith State Bank. corporateBody
associatedWith Third Battalion of Riflemen. corporateBody
associatedWith Thomas's Coffee House. corporateBody
associatedWith Thomas Street School. corporateBody
associatedWith Union Congregational Church. corporateBody
associatedWith Worcester Artillery Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Worcester Boys' English School. corporateBody
associatedWith Worcester City Guards. corporateBody
associatedWith Worcester Common Burial Ground. corporateBody
associatedWith Worcester County Institution for Savings. corporateBody
associatedWith Worcester Free Church. corporateBody
associatedWith Worcester Lancers. corporateBody
associatedWith Worcester Library Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Worcester Music Hall Association. corporateBody
associatedWith Worcester Turnpike Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Worcester War Memorial Auditorium. corporateBody
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Worcester (Mass.)
Massachusetts
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