Remembering Norwood: Win Everett's Tales of Tyot
Long ago, when Norwood was only virgin forests and streams, the Neponset Indian tribe christened the region "Tyot"-a place of waters. The name lingered on the tongues of residents long after their home was renamed and the advent of railroads opened up the region once enclosed by rivers and lakes. As rugged farmhouses dotted the plains and Puritan spires rose above the trees, the sleepy Tyot blossomed into the bustling community of Norwood. Decades later, journalist Win Everett preserved Norwood's colorful history in his column "Tales of Tyot." With stories of haunted taverns and superstitious soldiers, influenza and the industrial age, Everett profiles the fascinating people who left their marks on the pages of Norwood history. Available for the first time in a single volume, these articles bring three centuries of history to life through the artful voice of Norwood's beloved storyteller. Book jacket.
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Foreword by Patricia J Fanning PhD
Four Periods of Growth in the History of Norwood
Spires Rise in Tiot
farms to faCtories
The Cars Come to Tiot
Just Plain folks
An Irishman Looks at Liberty
Wild Steer Escapes and Keeps Town in Terror for Days
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Abbie bell Bristol Turnpike building built called Captain Twitchell cattle show choklit church citizens Civic Association Cork City corner of Washington Deacon Willard Ding Dong early East Walpole Ellis England factory farm farmers fire Fogg George Metcalf Guild Street hill Hook Howard industry ink mill James Pendergast Jim Flaherty Joe Day Joseph Day Kiley King Philip’s later Lem Dean Marston Massachusetts Metcalf Press Morse muster Neponset River Norfolk and Bristol Norfolk County Railroad Norwood Historical Society o’clock Old Roebuck Old Tyot Paul Ellis Peabody Peabody rifle Pendergast Photograph courtesy Pleasant Street Pond post road Railroad Avenue remember Remington rifle Samuel Howard selectmen side skunk sody South Dedham South Norwood steer stood story straw T.O. Metcalf Talbot tannery Tinker’s town Tyler Thayer Universalist Village Hall Walpole Street Washington Street White’s Tavern Willard Everett Win Everett Winslow