Townsend's 250th Anniversary Time Capsule - Townsend, MA
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N 42° 40.030 W 071° 42.404
19T E 278184 N 4727407
Quick Description: This time capsule is located in front of the Townsend Memorial Hall in Townsend, Massachusetts, USA. The time capsule was placed in commemoration of the town's 250th anniversary in 1982.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 11/14/2010 12:56:15 PM
Waymark Code: WMA48G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:

Townsend, Massachusetts was incorporated as a Town on June 29, 1732 and was named after Viscount Charles Townshend, a British cabinet minister. About 1780, residents and town clerks began to spell Townsend by omitting the "H" and giving it its present orthography.

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