Tuesday, March 27, 2012

1931 Memento of Town of Wellesley, Massachusetts, Semi-Centennial

Folded card memento of Town of Wellesley Semi-Centennial and Massachusetts Tercentenary Celebration, 1881-1931.  Approx. 6-3/4" x 6", folded once.  Wellesley, Massachusetts.

Opened, it shows a double pane map of Wellesley with key points numbered.

The back panel, shown below, gives historical and physical data about Wellesley.

Historical and Physical Data

Incorporated April 6, 1881
Population April 1, 1930, 11,427
Longitude 71 degrees West
Latitude 42 degrees North
7,504 acres
2,562 Dwelling Houses
Height above Sea Level Wellesley Station, 144.3 feet
Wellesley College founded 1871, 1,563 Students
Dana Hall (1881) and Allied Schools 400 Students
Academy of the Assumption (1898) 200 Students
Babson Institute (1919) 100 Students
Beacon School for Boys (1929) 60 Students
Senior High 298 Students
Junior High 453 Students
7 Elementary Schools 1,282 Students
8 Churches
Country Club
2 Golf Courses

Map of Wellesley, Massachusetts:

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