This Day In Norwood History-October 7, 1954- Town Mourns War Hero Col. George T Lee.

TOWN MOURNS DEATH OF WAR HERO IN MISSOURI PLANE CRASH Colonel Lee Will Be Paid Final Tribute At Services On Monday Body Being Sent Home By Rail - Will Arrive … Continue reading This Day In Norwood History-October 7, 1954- Town Mourns War Hero Col. George T Lee.

This Day in Norwood History-September 27, 1988-Nahatan St Bridge Dedicated to George T Lee

Thousands of motorists who drive over the Nahatan Street bridge will now be paying honor to Norwood's most decorated war hero. The bridge was dedicated Sunday with a bronze plaque … Continue reading This Day in Norwood History-September 27, 1988-Nahatan St Bridge Dedicated to George T Lee

This Day in Norwood History- August 26, 1918-First Norwood Soldier Loses Life In War (WWI)

Pvt. Bert¬†Birger¬†Windahl (colorized by the Norwood Historical Society) 26 Aug 1918, Mon The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts) The first soldier from Norwood to be killed in France or to lose … Continue reading This Day in Norwood History- August 26, 1918-First Norwood Soldier Loses Life In War (WWI)

This Day in Norwood History- August 20, 1946- First of G.I. Homes Ready

Veterans housing was built on Veterans Road next to HIghland Cemetery for WWII veterans and their families. It was replaced in 1953 by the Washington Heights development. (Courtesy Hansen and … Continue reading This Day in Norwood History- August 20, 1946- First of G.I. Homes Ready

Norwood’s WWII Gold Star Veterans

WILLIAM T. ALLARDNAIMI BADERRUDOLPH BALLOUGHEDMOND BOCHANOWICZFRANCIS G. BOWLESSTEPHEN D. BUCKUSMERRILL CONRADLESTER A COPELANDPATRICK J. COSTELLOPAUL A. COUGHLINCOLEMAN J.COYNE, JR.JOHN E. CURRANFREDERICK I DEEBGEORGE DEEBJOSEPH F. DENNEHYTHOMAS ELIASSANTINO FERRARADAVID FITTSTHOMAS J. … Continue reading Norwood’s WWII Gold Star Veterans

Honoring Norwood’s Veterans

Norwood has a long history of proud military service, going back to the Colonial Wars, and the town and townspeople have done an excellent job of paying tribute to those … Continue reading Honoring Norwood’s Veterans

Did You Know? First WWI Casualty

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Roll of Honor

OLD PARISH CEMETERY Colonial Wars Capt. William Bacon Rev. Thomas Balch William Ellis Revolutionary War William Comey Benjamin Dean Jonathan Dean William Dean Oliver Ellis Capt. Abel Everett Asa EverettCapt. … Continue reading Roll of Honor