Map of Gottschee Many of the homes on Wilson, Walpole and Bullard Streets were populated by immigrants from Gottschee, Krain, Austria-Hungary Empire. This was a German-speaking enclave in Krain, a … Continue reading The Gottscheers
1636 to 1774 Norwood Sent 64 MEN to the Colonial Wars 1775 to 1783 Norwood Sent 119 MEN to the Revolution 1812 to 1814 Norwood Sent 1 MAN to the … Continue reading This Day In Norwood History- February 13, 1942-For 306 Years Norwood Has Backed-Up Her 1351 Fighting Sons!
When the Norwood Post 70 of the American Legion installed a class of 50 candidates on Tuesday night at the Post headquarters, this group composed the initiation team. Seated (left … Continue reading This Day in Norwood History-January 30, 1948-American Legion Post 70 Initiates First All-WWII Team
For the convenience of fathers, mothers and other members of local Norwood families who have relatives in the service, the Norwood Trust Company has a limited number of V—Mail service … Continue reading This Day In Norwood History – December 22, 1942- Norwood Trust Company Encourages V-Mail Use
Captain George T. Lee of Is Now Squadron Leader NORWOOD. Dec. 11—Capt. George T. Lee, a graduate of Norwood High School, whose mother, Mrs. Mary J. Lee, lives at 26 … Continue reading This Day In Norwood History-December 12, 1943- Captain George T. Lee of Is Now Squadron Leader
One Norwood man is definitely known to have been at Pearl Harbor when that giant Pacific Navy base was bombed in the Japanese surprise attack yesterday morning. He is 30-year … Continue reading This Day In Norwood History-December 8, 1941-Norwood Native Arthur Curtin At Pearl Harbor
Three years ago yesterday, “the day that will live in infamy,” the Japanese struck at Pearl Harbor. Thirty-five men who sleep on foreign soil, and victims on the seas, the … Continue reading This Day in Norwood History-December 8, 1944-Norwood Counts 35 War Dead As Conflict Enters Fourth Year
"God Bless Our Efforts" Text of a prepared statement issued at noon today to all Norwood residents by Harry B. Butters, chairman of the Board of Selectmen. "War is upon … Continue reading This Day In Norwood History-December 8, 1941-Congress Votes War
EFFECTIVE NOV. 22. IT WILL BE ILLEGAL TO USE GASOLINE IN THEOPERATION OF YOUR PASSENGER CAR IF YOU OWN IDLE TIRES Idle Tires purchased by the Government will be used … Continue reading This Day In Norwood History-November 20, 1942-SELL YOUR IDLE TIRES TO UNCLE SAM-NOW !
"Three Little Sitters," is the title of a popular wartime tune, but these three little sisters, Frances, Eleanor, and Evelyn aren't telling it to the Marines at all. From left … Continue reading This Day In Norwood History-November 19, 1942-Brown Sisters