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How Needham Grew
An Overview of Our Town's History

Puritans Leave England
Puritans Arrive in the New World
Puritans Move to Dedham
Puritans Move to Needham
Needham Becomes a Town
Native Americans
Ox Cart School
Revolutionary War
Old Town Center
Railroad Comes to Town
First Parish Church
Scavenger Hunt
Site Index
Native American Map
Illustrated by Stephen Brown, I am Nehoiden

Revised and updated from the 1974 original (author and illustrator unknown) by Patrick Giles, Jill Flannery, Pat Taurasi and Kathleen Martell, 2006.

Kathleen Martell, Instructional Technology Specialist
Needham Public Schools, Needham, MA
October 2005