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This Day In Norwood History-March 23

Polaroid Buys Norwood Plant Site

Thu, Mar 23, 1967 – The Boston Globe (Boston, Massachusetts)

The Polaroid Corporation has purchased the former W. Cameron Forbes estate off Rt. 1A in Norwood at the Westwood line as a site for a multi-million dollar complex.

The site is a 220-acre tract with 190 aces in Norwood and 30 acres in adjoining Westwood. The seller was Rocco Zoppo. Broker was John Gil-bride McManus, vice president, R. M. Bradley & Co., Inc.

The price, according to Norfolk County Registry of Deeds figures, was $975,000.

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