Place:Wrentham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States

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NameWrentham
Alt namesWrentham Centresource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS25005009
TypeTown
Coordinates42.067°N 71.317°W
Located inNorfolk, Massachusetts, United States
Contained Places
Cemetery
Gerrould Cemetery
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Wrentham is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 10,955 at the 2010 census.

History

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Wrentham was first settled by the English in 1660 and officially incorporated in 1673. It was burned down during King Philip's War 1675-1676. For a short time, it was the residence of the educational reformer Horace Mann. It is also known as one of the residences of Helen Keller.

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