Walking the Post Road

Wrentham Center. Civil War Memorial and First Church.

  1. 1.Jordan Fiore, Wrentham, 1673-1973: A History (Boston, Todd & Co., 1973), 25.

  2. 2. Alexander Hamilton, Gentleman’s Progress: The Itinerarium of Dr. Alexander Hamilton, 1744, edited with an introduction by Carl Bridenbaugh (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1948), 104.

  3. 3.Willard DeLue, The Story of Walpole (Norwood: Ambrose Press, 1925), 215.

  4. 4. Ibid., 213.

“I dined at Man’s in the town of Wrentham and was served by a fat, Irish girl, very pert, and forward, but not very engaging.”

Diary of Alexander Hamilton, Friday August 17, 1744.