Historic Map - Norton, MA - 1891

View of Norton, Bristol County, M.A., 1891 / drawn & published by O. H. Bailey & Co.

This colorful bird’s-eye view print of Norton, Massachusetts was drawn and published by O. H. Bailey & Co. in 1891. The village of Norton was settled in the mid-1600's amid the tributaries of the Taunton River. Its neighboring villages of Barrowsville, Chartley, East Norton and Norton Furnace were incorporated into Norton in the early 1700's.

The different villages had their own unique industries, which enabled Norton to become an important manufacturing center. General farming was also performed throughout the region, as well as poultry-raising and milk production.

Wheaton College was established at Norton in the 1830's as Wheaton Female Seminary.

The hand-colored illustration includes labeled roads, buildings, waterways and railroad route. There are detailed illustrations of the following:

• The Sturdy School, Chartley.
• Congregational Church.
• Public Library.
• Wheaton Female Seminary.
• Town Hall.
• Unitarian Church.
• Chartley Post Office & General Store. C. B. Wetherell.
• Residence of G. W. Wild.
• Residence of L. B. Deane.
• Residence of Mrs. E. B. Wheaton.
• Residence of W. A. Sturdy, Chartley.
• Residence of C. B. Wetherell, Chartley.
• Residence of Geo. L. Wetherell.
• Engley, Wetherell & Co., Manufacturing Jewelers, Chartley.
• W. A. Sturdy, Manufacturing Jewelers, Chartley.
• A. H. Sweet, Wood and Paper Box Manufactories.
• O. H. Lane, Butcher & Ice Dealer.
• Adams & Hunt, General Store.
• Frank A. Clapp, Livery Stable.


Features references to the following locations:

Town Hall.
Post Office.
Chartley Post Office.
Barrowsville Post Office.
East Norton Post Office.
Norton Station O. C. R. R. W. E. Robbins, Agt.
Chartley Station O. C. R. R.
Barrowsville Station O. C. R. R.
Unitarian Church.
Congregational Church.
Wheaton Female Seminary.
Public Library.
Public Schools.
W. A. Sturdy Manufacturing Co., Jewelers.
Office of Hon. Austin Messinger. A. H. Sweet’s Wooden & Paper Box Manufactories.
Residence of L. B. Deane.
Engley, Wetherell & Co., Manufacturing Jewelers.
Adams & Hunt, General Merchandise Store.
C. B. Wetherell, General Merchandise, P. O. and Hall.
O. H. Lane, Butcher & Ice Dealer.
G. W. Codding, Coal Yard.
Frank A. Clapp, Livery Stable & Express Agency.
S. Wood, Coal, Grain and Feed, etc.
Office & Residence of G. W. Wild, Jr., M. D.
Historic Map – Norton, MA - 1891

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