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Abby Kelley Foster (January 15, 1811 – January 14, 1887) was an American abolitionist and radical social reformer active from the 1830s to 1870s.
Alice W. Bridges (July 19, 1916 – May 5, 2011), also known by her married name Alice Roche, was an American competition swimmer, who at age 20, represented the United States at the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany.
Alphonso Taft (November 5, 1810 – May 21, 1891) was a jurist, diplomat, Attorney General and Secretary of War under President Ulysses S. Grant.
The American Association of Public Health Physicians (AAPHP), is a professional association of public health physicians.
The American Revolution was a political upheaval that took place between 1765 and 1783 during which colonists in the Thirteen American Colonies rejected the British monarchy and aristocracy, overthrew the authority of Great Britain, and founded the United States of America.
The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), the American War of Independence, or simply the Revolutionary War in the United States, was the armed conflict between Great Britain and thirteen of its former North American colonies, which had declared themselves the independent United States of America.
The American Unitarian Association (AUA) was a religious denomination in the United States and Canada, formed by associated Unitarian congregations in 1825.
Anopheles (Greek anofelís: "useless") is a genus of mosquito first described and named by J. W. Meigen in 1818.
Arthur K. Wheelock, Jr. is the curator of the Northern European Art Collection at the National Gallery of Art, in Washington, DC.
Arthur MacArthur, Sr. (January 26, 1815 – August 26, 1896) was a Scottish-born lawyer, judge, and politician who served as the fourth Governor of Wisconsin for four days in 1856, in the midst of an election scandal.
The Battle of Bunker Hill was a battle fought on June 17, 1775, during the Siege of Boston in the early stages of the American Revolutionary War.
The Battles of Lexington and Concord were the first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War.
The Battles of Saratoga (September 19 and October 7, 1777) marked the climax of the Saratoga campaign giving a decisive victory to the Americans over the British in the American Revolutionary War.
Baxter Hall was a military officer in the Continental Army, and a militia captain, of significance to the American Revolution.
The Bazaleel Taft, Jr., House and Law Office are a historic house and law office building at 195 North Main Street in Uxbridge, Massachusetts.
Benedict Arnold (Brandt (1994), p. 4June 14, 1801) was a general during the American Revolutionary War who originally fought for the American Continental Army but defected to the British Army.
Benjamin Adams (December 16, 1764 – March 28, 1837) was an American lawyer and politician.
Benjamin Tupper (March 11, 1738 – June 16, 1792) was a soldier in the French and Indian War, and an officer of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, achieving the rank of brevet brigadier general.
Bezaleel Taft, Sr. (November 3, 1750 – June 21, 1839) was an American Revolutionary War soldier, Captain and American legislator from Uxbridge, Massachusetts.
William Jefferson Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III; August 19, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 42nd President of the United States from 1993 to 2001.
The Blackstone River and Canal Heritage State Park is a part of the state park system of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, managed by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR).
The Blackstone Valley or Blackstone River Valley is a region of Massachusetts and Rhode Island.
The board of selectmen is commonly the executive arm of the government of New England towns in the United States.
The Boston Post Road was a system of mail-delivery routes between New York City and Boston, Massachusetts that evolved into the first major highways in the United States.
Braintree, officially the Town of Braintree, is a suburban New England city in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States.
Brian Skerry is an underwater photojournalist who works primarily for National Geographic magazine.
A bronze medal in sports and other similar areas involving competition is a medal made of bronze awarded to the third-place finisher of contests or competitions such as the Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, etc.
Brooklyn is the most populous of New York City's five boroughs, with a Census-estimated 2,621,793 people in 2014.
The Bullard Machine Tool Company was a large American machine tool builder.
A business magnate (formally industrialist) refers to an entrepreneur of great influence, importance, or standing in a particular enterprise or field of business.
The Chicago White Sox are an American professional baseball team based in the South Side of Chicago, Illinois.
Cienfuegos, capital of Cienfuegos Province, is a city on the southern coast of Cuba.
The Cincinnati Reds are an American professional baseball team based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Coins of the United States dollar were first minted in 1792.
Colonel (abbreviated Col., Col or COL and pronounced, similar to "kernel") is a senior military officer rank below the general officer ranks.
Colorado is a U.S. state encompassing most of the Southern Rocky Mountains as well as the northeastern portion of the Colorado Plateau and the western edge of the Great Plains.
Columbus is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Ohio.
Congregational churches are Protestant Christian churches practicing congregationalist church governance, in which each congregation independently and autonomously runs its own affairs.
A constitutional convention is a gathering for the purpose of writing a new constitution or revising an existing constitution.
The Continental Army was formed after the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War by the colonies that became the United States of America.
The Coronet John Farnum, Jr.
A cotton mill is a factory housing powered spinning or weaving machinery for the production of yarn or cloth from cotton, an important product during the Industrial Revolution when the early mills were important in the development of the factory system.
County Cork (Contae Chorcaí) is the largest and southernmost county in Ireland.
A curator (from curare meaning "take care") is a manager or overseer.
Daniel Day (1767 in Mendon Massachusetts – October 26, 1848 at Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts at age 81) was an American pioneer in woolen manufacturing.
Deadwood (Lakota: Owáyasuta; "To approve or confirm things") is a city in South Dakota, United States, and the county seat of Lawrence County.
Deborah Sampson Gannett (December 17, 1760 – April 29, 1827), better known as Deborah Sampson, was a woman who disguised herself as a man in order to serve in the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.
Dedham is a town in and the county seat of Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States.
Deer Island is a peninsula in Boston, Massachusetts.
Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the largest city on the United States–Canada border.
Dighton is a town in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States.
Douglas MacArthur (26 January 18805 April 1964) was an American five-star general and Field Marshal of the Philippine Army.
The drum is a member of the percussion group of musical instruments.
The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) is the 2013 update to the American Psychiatric Association's (APA) classification and diagnostic tool.
E pluribus unum—Latin for "Out of many, one" (alternatively translated as "One out of many" or "One from many")—is a phrase on the Seal of the United States, along with Annuit cœptis (Latin for "He/she/it approves (has approved) of the undertakings") and Novus ordo seclorum (Latin for "New Order of the Ages"), and adopted by an Act of Congress in 1782.
Ethan Bennett Farnum (November 10, 1826, Cheshire, Massachusetts – c. 1878) was one of the first residents of Deadwood (then in the Dakota Territory), who was not a miner or prospector; he was the owner of a general store.
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Effingham Lawrence Capron (17911859) was a mill owner, and nationally recognized leader of the anti-slavery movement prior to the Civil War.
Emerson College is located in downtown Boston, Massachusetts.
Erie is a city located in northwestern Pennsylvania, United States.
Ezra Taft Benson (February 22, 1811 – September 3, 1869) (commonly referred to as Ezra T. Benson to distinguish him from his great-grandson of the same name) was an apostle and a member of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is an agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security, initially created by Presidential Reorganization Plan No.
The Federal Reserve System (also known as the Federal Reserve, and informally as the Fed) is the central banking system of the United States.
A fife is a small, high-pitched, transverse flute, that is similar to the piccolo, but louder and shriller due to its narrower bore.
The Great Awakening, was an evangelical and revitalization movement.
A forge is a type of hearth used for heating metals, or the workplace (smithy) where such a hearth is located.
Francis Baylies (October 16, 1783 – October 28, 1852) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, and brother of congressman William Baylies.
Franklin Bartlett (September 10, 1847 – April 23, 1909) was an American politician and a U.S. Representative from New York.
The French and Indian War (1754–1763) was the North American theater of the worldwide Seven Years' War.
The French and Indian Wars is a name used in the United States for a series of intermittent conflicts between the years 1689 and 1763 in North America that represented colonial events related to the European dynastic wars.
A Friends meeting house is a meeting house of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers), where meeting for worship is usually held.
Geneva is a city in Ontario and Seneca counties in the U.S. state of New York.
George Washington (Contemporary records, which used the Julian calendar and the Annunciation Style of enumerating years, recorded his birth as February 11, 1731. The provisions of the British Calendar (New Style) Act 1750, implemented in 1752, altered the official British dating method to the Gregorian calendar with the start of the year on January 1 (it had been March 25). These changes resulted in dates being moved forward 11 days, and for those between January 1 and March 25, an advance of one year. For a further explanation, see: Old Style and New Style dates. –, 1799) was the first President of the United States (1789–97), the Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
Georgiaville is a village in Smithfield, Providence County, Rhode Island, United States.
Glasgow (Glesga; Glaschu) is the largest city in Scotland, and the third largest in the United Kingdom (after London and Birmingham).
In economics, a government-granted monopoly (also called a "de jure monopoly") is a form of coercive monopoly by which a government grants exclusive privilege to a private individual or firm to be the sole provider of a good or service; potential competitors are excluded from the market by law, regulation, or other mechanisms of government enforcement.
The term Great Awakening can refer to several periods of religious revival in American religious history.
Hamilton County is a county located in the southwest corner of the U.S. state of Ohio.
Harold J. Walter, born in Colorado 1901, died in 1962 in Uxbridge, Massachusetts, was an American textile manufacturer.
Harvard University is a private Ivy League research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, established in 1636.
The Hawaiian Islands (Mokupuni o Hawai‘i) are an archipelago of eight major islands, several atolls, numerous smaller islets, and undersea seamounts in the North Pacific Ocean, extending some from the island of Hawaiokinai in the south to northernmost Kure Atoll.
Henry Chapin (May 13, 1811 – October 13, 1878) was a judge, a state legislator, and a three-term mayor of Worcester, Massachusetts.
Herbert Cyrus Farnum (September 19, 1866 – February 15, 1926) was an American artist born in Glocester, Rhode Island.
The date of the start of the history of the United States is a subject of constant debate among historians.
Holland is a town in Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States.
The Hudson River Chain refers to two chain booms and two chevaux de frise constructed from 1776 to 1778 during the American Revolutionary War across the Hudson River as defenses to prevent British naval vessels from sailing upriver.
An income tax is a government levy (tax) imposed on individuals or entities (taxpayers) that varies with the income or profits (taxable income) of the taxpayer.
The Industrial Revolution was the transition to new manufacturing processes in the period from about 1760 to sometime between 1820 and 1840.
The Invasion of Canada in 1775 was the first major military initiative by the newly formed Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War.
Ipswich is a coastal town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States.
Iron is a chemical element with symbol Fe (from ferrum) and atomic number 26.
Iron ores are rocks and minerals from which metallic iron can be economically extracted.
Ironstone is an historic village, (today known mainly as South Uxbridge), in the township of Uxbridge, Massachusetts, United States.
Jacqueline Weis Liebergott assumed the presidency of Emerson College as its first female president in September 1993 and during her tenure spearheaded the College's move from Boston's Back Bay to the theatre district.
Jeannine Claudia Oppewall (born November 28, 1946) is an American film art director.
Jerry Wheelock was an early industrial pioneer in the Blackstone Valley of Massachusetts, a region that incubated the early American industrial revolution.
John Willard Capron (February 14, 1797, at Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts – December 25, 1878, at Uxbridge) was an American military officer in the infantry, state legislator, and textile manufacturer.
John Eliot (c. 1604 – 21 May 1690) was a Puritan missionary to the American Indians whom some called “the apostle to the Indians.”.
John Hancock (– October 8, 1793) was a merchant, smuggler, statesman, and prominent Patriot of the American Revolution.
Jonathan Edwards (October 5, 1703 – March 22, 1758) was a revivalist preacher, philosopher, and Protestant theologian.
Joseph Read (March 6, 1732 – September 22, 1801) was a soldier and a colonel in the American Revolutionary War.
Joshua Mason Macomber, A.M., M.D (J Mason Macomber), (October 11, 1811 – February 9, 1881) was a noted educator and a physician from New Salem, Massachusetts, United States.
Josiah Taft (April 2, 1709 – September 30, 1756).
A judge presides over court proceedings, either alone or as a part of a panel of judges.
King Philip's War, sometimes called the First Indian War, Metacom's War, Metacomet's War, or Metacom's Rebellion,, op-ed by Susan Faludi, September 7, 2007.
Leonard D. White, M.D. was a late 19th-century physician and one of the Health Officers in Massachusetts who was involved with the earliest study of mosquitoes and malaria and efforts for community prevention of malaria.
; Parties Chafee served in prior offices as a Republican, but ran for Governor as an independent.
This is a list of people from Massachusetts.
Local boards or local boards of health were local authorities in urban areas of England and Wales from 1848 to 1894.
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim are an American professional baseball team based in Anaheim, California.
The Lowell family is one of the Boston Brahmin families of New England, known for both intellectual and commercial achievements.
Lucy Stone (August 13, 1818 – October 19, 1893) was a prominent American orator, abolitionist, and suffragist, and a vocal advocate and organizer promoting rights for women.
Luke Taft (3 June 1783 – 7 April 1863 at Uxbridge, Massachusetts) was an industrial pioneer in the manufacture of woolens in 19th century New England.
Lydia Chapin (Taft) (February 2, 1712 – November 9, 1778) was the first woman known to legally vote in colonial America.
Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease of humans and other animals caused by parasitic protozoans (a group of single-celled microorganism) belonging to the genus Plasmodium.
Marcus Whitman (September 4, 1802 – November 29, 1847) was an American physician and missionary in the Oregon Country.
Massachusetts, officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
The Massachusetts General Court (formally styled, The General Court of Massachusetts) is the state legislature of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The state of Massachusetts passed a health care reform law in 2006 with the aim of providing health insurance to nearly all of its residents.
The Massachusetts Senate is the upper house of the Massachusetts General Court, the bicameral state legislature of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest military honor, awarded for personal acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty.
A medical college is a trade association that brings together practitioners of a particular geographical area (a country, region, province).
Mendon is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States.
The military, also called the armed forces, are forces authorized to use deadly force, and weapons, to support the interests of the state and some or all of its citizens.
A mint is an industrial facility which manufactures coins that can be used in currency.
The Miss Massachusetts competition is a scholarship pageant put on annually by the Miss Massachusetts Scholarship Foundation, Inc.
Miss Teen USA is a beauty pageant run by the Miss Universe Organization for girls aged 14–19.
Mormons are a religious and cultural group related to Mormonism, the principal branch of the Latter Day Saint movement of Restorationist Christianity, which began with Joseph Smith in upstate New York during the 1820s.
Moses Taft 2nd (January 16, 1812 – April 2, 1893) was born at Uxbridge, Massachusetts.
The Mumford River is an U.S. Geological Survey.
Nathan Webb (April 9, 1705 March 17, 1772), an early-American Congregational Church minister.
The National Gallery of Art, and its attached Sculpture Garden, is a national art museum in Washington, D.C., located on the National Mall, between 3rd and 9th Streets, at Constitution Avenue NW.
National Geographic, formerly The National Geographic Magazine, is the official magazine of the National Geographic Society.
National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as Nazism, is the ideology and practice associated with the 20th-century German Nazi Party and Nazi state as well as other far-right groups.
Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller (July 8, 1908 – January 26, 1979) was an American businessman, philanthropist, public servant, and politician.
Nelson Wilmarth Aldrich (November 6, 1841 – April 16, 1915) was a prominent American politician and a leader of the Republican Party in the Senate, where he served from 1881 to 1911.
New England is a region which comprises six states of the Northeastern United States: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
The New York Court of Appeals is the highest court in the U.S. state of New York.
The Supreme Court of the State of New York is the trial-level court of general jurisdiction in the New York State Unified Court System.
The Nipmuc or Nipmuck people are descendants of the indigenous Algonquian peoples of Nippenet, 'the freshwater pond place', which corresponds to central Massachusetts and immediately adjacent portions of Connecticut and Rhode Island.
Norfolk County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts.
Northbridge is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States.
An officer is a member of an armed force or uniformed service who holds a position of authority.
Ogden is a city and the county seat of Weber County, Utah, United States, approximately east of the Great Salt Lake and north of Salt Lake City.
Ohio is a state in the Midwestern United States.
Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.
Pawtucket is a city in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States.
Peggy Shippen, or Margaret Shippen (also Peggy Shippen Arnold or just Peggy Arnold, June 11, 1760 – August 24, 1804), was the second wife of General Benedict Arnold.
Peter Rawson Taft (April 14, 1785 – January 1, 1867) was President William Howard Taft's paternal grandfather.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most-populous in the United States.
Baseball is a team sport which is played by several professional leagues throughout the world.
The Book of Psalms, Tehillim in Hebrew (or meaning "Praises"), commonly referred to simply as Psalms or "the Psalms", is the first book of the Ketuvim ("Writings"), the third section of the Hebrew Bible.
Public works (or internal improvements historically in the United States)Carter Goodrich, (Greenwood Press, 1960)Stephen Minicucci,, Studies in American Political Development (2004), 18:2:160-185 Cambridge University Press.
Quincy, known as Illinois's "Gem City," is a city on the Mississippi River and the county seat of Adams County, Illinois, United States.
In baseball and softball, a relief pitcher or reliever is a pitcher who enters the game after the starting pitcher is removed due to injury, ineffectiveness, fatigue, ejection, or for other strategic reasons, such as being substituted by a pinch hitter.
Rhode Island, officially the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, is a state in the New England region of the United States.
Richard Mowry (February 11, 1748 – January 24, 1835) became an Uxbridge farmer, in Worcester County, Massachusetts, who 'successfully built and marketed equipment to manufacture woolen, linen or cotton cloth', from around the time of the Revolution.,.
Richard T. Moore (born is a Democratic politician from Massachusetts and a former member of the Massachusetts State Senate.
Robert Rogerson was an early American industrialist.
Robert Taft, Jr., also known as Robert Taft, 2nd (1674–1748), was born in Braintree, Norfolk County, Massachusetts; he died at age 74 at Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
Robert Taft, Sr., also known as Robert Taft, or Robert Taft I (born in England, c. 1640–1725), was the first US Taft and founder of the US Taft Family.
Sir Ronald Ross, KCB, FRS (13 May 1857 – 16 September 1932), was a British medical doctor who received the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1902 for his work on malaria, becoming the first British Nobel laureate, and the first born outside of Europe.
Samuel Taft was born September 23, 1735 at Upton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, and died on August 2, 1816 at Uxbridge Worcester County, Massachusetts, in his 80th year.
Samuel Willard (April 13, 1748 – March 7, 1801) was an American physician who established the first hospital for mental illness in the USA.
Savannah is the oldest city in the U.S. state of Georgia and is the county seat of Chatham County.
The Second Great Awakening was a Religious revival movement during the early 19th century in the United States.
Seth Read (March 6, 1746 – March 19, 1797) was born in Uxbridge, Worcester County, Massachusetts, and died at Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania, as "Seth Reed", at age 51.
Shays Rebellion was an armed uprising in Massachusetts (mostly in and around Springfield) during 1786 and 1787.
The Siege of Boston (April 19, 1775 – March 17, 1776) was the opening phase of the American Revolutionary War.
Simeon Wheelock (March 29, 1741– Sept. 1786) was a blacksmith from Uxbridge, Massachusetts, who served as a minuteman in the Massachusetts militia during the battles of Lexington and Concord in the American Revolutionary War.
Skull and Bones is an undergraduate senior secret society at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.
The Slater Mill is an historic textile mill complex on the banks of the Blackstone River in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
The town of Smithfield is located in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States.
The Spanish–American War (Guerra hispano-estadounidense) was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of U.S. intervention in the Cuban War of Independence.
Springfield is a city in Western New England, and the seat of Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States.
A state senator is a member of a state's senate, the upper house in the bicameral legislature of 49 U.S. states, or a legislator in Nebraska's one-house state legislature.
A steamboat is a boat in which the primary method of marine propulsion is steam power, typically driving propellers or paddlewheels.
Susan Brownell Anthony (February 15, 1820 – March 13, 1906) was an American social reformer and egalitarian who played a pivotal role in the women's suffrage movement.
The Taft family of the United States hails from Cincinnati, Ohio, with historic origins in Massachusetts; its members have served Ohio, Massachusetts, Vermont, Rhode Island, Utah, and the United States in various positions such as Governor of Ohio, Governor of Rhode Island, U.S. Senator (two), U.S. Representative (two), Attorney General, Secretary of War (two), United States Secretary of Agriculture, President of the United States, and Chief Justice.
Taunton is a city in Bristol County, Massachusetts, United States, located approximately south of Boston, east of Providence, north of Fall River, north of New Bedford, and west of Plymouth.
The New York Times (NYT) is an American daily newspaper, founded and continuously published in New York City since September 18, 1851, by the New York Times Company.
Timothy Shawn Fortugno (born April 11, 1962, in Clinton, Massachusetts) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher and current scout, working for the New York Mets as of July 2015.
Time (styled within the magazine as TIME) is an American weekly news magazine published in New York City.
A town meeting is a form of direct democratic rule, used primarily in portions of the United States – principally in New England – since the 17th century, in which most or all the members of a community come together to legislate policy and budgets for local government.
Townshend is a town in Windham County, Vermont, United States.
The Underground Railroad was a network of secret routes and safe houses used by 19th-century enslaved people of African descent in the United States in efforts to escape to free states and Canada with the aid of abolitionists and allies who were sympathetic to their cause.
The United States Congress is the bicameral legislature of the federal government of the United States consisting of two houses: the Senate and the House of Representatives.
The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States of America.
The Department of the Treasury (DoT) is an executive department and the treasury of the United States federal government.
The United States Marine Corps (USMC) is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for providing power projection from the sea, using the mobility of the U.S. Navy to rapidly deliver combined-arms task forces.
The United States Military Academy at West Point (USMA), also known as West Point, Army, The Academy or simply The Point, is a four-year coeducational federal service academy located in West Point, New York.
The United States Secretary of Agriculture is the head of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The United States Senate is a legislative chamber in the bicameral legislature of the United States, and together with the U.S. House of Representatives makes up the U.S. Congress.
The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn or UPenn) is a private, Ivy League, research university located in Philadelphia.
The University of Vermont and State Agricultural College, more commonly known as the University of Vermont or UVM, is a public research university and, after 1862, the U.S. state of Vermont's sole land-grant university.
The Territory of Utah was an organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from September 9, 1850, until January 4, 1896, when the final extent of the territory was admitted to the Union as the State of Utah.
The Uxbridge Common District is located in downtown Uxbridge, Massachusetts.
Uxbridge is a town in Worcester County, Massachusetts first settled in 1662, incorporated in 1727, originally part of Suffolk County, and Mendon, and named for the Earl of Uxbridge.
A vaccine is a biological preparation that provides active acquired immunity to a particular disease.
Valley Forge was the military camp in southeastern Pennsylvania, approximately northwest of Philadelphia, where the American Continental Army spent the winter of 1777–1778 during the American Revolutionary War.
Vermont (locally) is a New England state in the northeastern United States.
The Vermont General Assembly is the legislative body of the U.S. state of Vermont.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as "Washington", "the District", or simply "D.C.", is the capital of the United States.
Willard Bartlett (October 14, 1846 – January 17, 1925) was an American jurist.
Willard Preston (17851856) was the fourth President of the University of Vermont, and was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Divinity by the University of Georgia after 25 years of service to the Independent Presbyterian Church of Savannah.
William Augustus Mowry (August 13, 1829 – 1917) was an American educator and historical writer, born at Uxbridge, Massachusetts.
William Baylies (September 15, 1776 – September 27, 1865) was a U.S. Representative from Massachusetts, and brother of congressman Francis Baylies.
William Howard Taft (September 15, 1857 – March 8, 1930) was an American jurist and statesman who served as both the 27th President of the United States (1909–1913) and later the 10th Chief Justice of the United States (1921–1930).
Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.
The Wisconsin Supreme Court is the highest appellate court in Wisconsin.
Worcester County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts.
Worcester (locally also) is a city and the historic county seat of Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States until Massachusetts disbanded county government in 1998.
Yale University is a private Ivy League research university in New Haven, Connecticut.
The 10th Massachusetts Regiment was a military regiment in the American Revolutionary War.
The 11th Massachusetts Regiment was raised on September 16, 1776, under Colonel Ebenezer Francis at Boston, Massachusetts.
The 15th Massachusetts Regiment was raised on September 16, 1776 under Colonel Bigelow at Boston, Massachusetts.
The 1936 Summer Olympics (German: Olympische Sommerspiele 1936), officially known as the Games of the XI Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event that was held in 1936 in Berlin, Germany.