Walpole, Massachusetts

A Narrative & Pictorial History

Built in the 1880's, the old Town Hall is listed on the National Historic Register. It currently houses the Walpole Police Department. The white building to the left of the Town Hall is the Clapp House.

Blizzard of 1978

Cemetery Transcription Project [Walpole]  

Old Burial Place Map [2019]

Communitywide Historic Properties Report

Digitized titles available [limited]

Historic Walpole Maps online [and others]

Inventory of Local History Archive Room

Geologic History of Walpole

Historical Timeline of Walpole

Local History Materials in Walpole Library

Massachusetts Cultural Resource Info. System [MACRIS - MA Hist. properties & areas]

Other Links to Walpole History

People, Places, and Things

Resident & Business Directories: 1884-5, 1886-7, 1893, 1897 & 1900

Short Histories of Walpole

South Street Superfund Site [History]

The Story of Walpole by Willard De Lue

Vital Records to 1850

Walpole Census Data: 1790, 1810, 1830 & 1850

Walpole Historical Commission [info & images]

Walpole Images

Walpole Historical Society


Also: The Walpole Public Library has a collection of town records on microfilm. The reels include Town Meeting records, records of births, marriages and deaths, local tax lists and miscellaneous town records belonging to the Walpole Historical Society. These are in addition to the library microfilm copies of The Walpole Times.

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