Wellesley, the Boston suburb known to many because of its noteworthy college of the same name, developed from a hamlet into an independent community that celebrates both its past and its future. From 1778, when the townspeople of West Needham petitioned for a separate meetinghouse, to the arrival of the Boston and Worcester Railroad in 1834 and the successful secession from Needham on April 6, 1881, the people of Wellesley have taken an active role in their town's religious, social, economic, and educational development. ...

Wellesley 2008, Arcadia Publishing (SC), Charleston, SC

ISBN-13: 9780738557083

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Wellesley 2008, Arcadia Publishing Library Editions

ISBN-13: 9781531636579