Did You Know? Drivers Ed

1948 Norwood School Report: In recent years, the appalling loss of life due to preventable accidents on the part of teenagers has focused attention on the need for safety education … Continue reading Did You Know? Drivers Ed

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Did You Know? First WWI Casualty

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Did You Know? Class Rings

The concept of wearing a ring to create a feeling of unity among a group of people – fellowship rings – is believed to have started in ancient Egypt, where some … Continue reading Did You Know? Class Rings

Did You Know? Norwood’s Roadways

The town of Norwood has a link on their website with a schedule of upcoming roadwork in town. You can check it out here: http://www.norwoodma.gov/departments/engineering/current_projects.php Click here to browse our … Continue reading Did You Know? Norwood’s Roadways

Did You Know? The Cost of the Tilton Carillon Bells

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Did You Know? Shattuck Park

In 1924, Town Meeting voted to accept a conveyance by way of gift from Emma L. Shattuck of title to a parcel of land containing approximately nine and one-half acres … Continue reading Did You Know? Shattuck Park

James Pendergast

1877-1940 James Edward Pendergast was born on November 22, 1877 in West Dedham (now Westwood), before moving to Norwood at a young age. His father Patrick J. Pendergast was an … Continue reading James Pendergast

Did You Know? Chapel of St Gabriel the Archangel at Highland Cemetery

In 1903, the Day family, including Lewis and Anna Day and their son, well known photographer and art publisher Fred Holland Day, oversaw the construction of the Chapel of St … Continue reading Did You Know? Chapel of St Gabriel the Archangel at Highland Cemetery

Did You Know? Westover

Westover was originally the dream of George Willett. A completely planned community, using more efficient building methods with lower costs and high standards in layout, traffic control, architecture, and landscaping, … Continue reading Did You Know? Westover