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By Patricia J. Fanning

sooner than Norwood, Massachusetts turned a city in 1872, hardy settlers from Dedham left defense and luxury at the back of and commenced development houses alongside the Neponset River and Hawes Brook. residing in a space nonetheless referred to as the South Parish, those hard-working electorate fought for his or her values in either the progressive and Civil Wars. the city inspired and variety, increasing its essentially agricultural base till the neighborhood may well boast a reliable, if ever altering, economic climate. prosperous industrialists and working-class immigrants united to construct this New England city and to foster its progress into the Norwood of at the present time: an essential neighborhood that citizens are proud to name home.

Norwood: A background recounts tales of the visionaries produced the following, comparable to Captain Aaron Guild, who "left plough in furrow and oxen status" to affix the April 19, 1775, conflict at Lexington. The formation and luck of the Civic organization and the sanatorium have been a result of perseverance of the public-spirited inhabitants, guided via the charismatic and pushed George Willett. Readers will notice how athletics helped placed Norwood at the map, from the polo fields of W. Cameron Forbes to the reign of Roll-Land as one of many country's ideal roller-skating arenas. As stories of years passed by crumple to development, Norwood: A background additionally appears forward to new companies, that have within the footsteps of businesses equivalent to Winslow Brothers and Smith and the Norwood Press.

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