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The additional grant

The additional grant

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Title:
The additional grant
Description:
Written in stone in the Old Settler's Burial Field is a copy of the 1701 deed for the grant of land from the Native Americans to the town clerk, John Houghton. It increased Lancaster's size from 80 to 112 square miles. Out of this territory later came Leominster, Sterling, and a large part of Boylston and West Boylston.
Name on Item:
Thayer Memorial Library
Date:
[ca. 1850–2000]
Format:
Photographs
Location:
Lancaster Historical Society
Collection (local):
Photo Archives of the Lancaster (MA) Historical Society
Subjects:
Land grants
Historical markers
Places:
MassachusettsWorcester (county)Lancaster
Extent:
1 photograph
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Published in: Images of America, Lancaster / Heather Maurer Lennon. Charleston, SC ; Chicago IL ; Portsmouth NH ; San Francisco CA. : Arcadia Publishing, 2001
Identifier:
13232013