Walking the Post Road

Old Post Road as it traverses Moose Hill Wildlife Sanctuary, Sharon, MA.

  1. 1.Dorchester Historical Review IX, April 1898, 45-47.

  2. 2.Early American Imprints: John Tulley’s Almanac, 1698. (Boston, Printed by Bartholomew Green and John Allen. Sold at the Printing House at the South End of Town, 1698.) Evans #854.

  3. 3. Win Everett, Remembering Norwood: Tales of Tiot, ed Heather S. Cole, Edward J. Sweeney. (Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2008), 111.

  4. 4.Willard DeLue, The Story of Walpole (Norwood, MA: Ambrose Press, 1925), 212.

  5. 5.Thomas Prince, Vade Mecum for America. (Boston: Henchman & Hancock, 1732),199. #3470 AAS

  6. 6.Clifford Lane, This Was Foxborough, 1966.

  7. 7.Sarah kemble Knight, The Journal of Madam Knight in Colonial American Travel Narratives, ed Wendy Martin (New York: Penguin, 1994), 54.

  8. 8.Solomon Talbot, Historic Traces of Wainman’s Ordinary and it’s location in Sharon, MA, Manuscript in Sharon Public Library.

“In about an how’r, or something more, after we left the Swamp, we come to Billinges, where I was to Lodg.”

Sarah Kemble Knight Diary, October 2, 1704.