The barge was a large wagon pulled by a team of horses or one large horse. The wagon would usually have a roof and sides with…View More Historical Tidbit: Early School Transportation a School Barge or a Pung
In 1642, the first successful ironworks were established in the early Raynham, when it was part of Taunton. Iron bars were sometimes used as currency…View More Historical Tidbit: Iron Currency
According to the 2020 Farmers’ Almanac: “The banded woolly bear, also known as the woolly worm caterpillar, is one of the “signs of nature” that…View More Historical Tidbit: How Did a Fuzzy Caterpillar Become a Weather Forecaster?
From May 16th, 1942 until October 1943 the town of East Bridgewater participated in a “dimout.” Because of East Bridgewater’s vicinity to the ocean, wartime…View More Historical Tidbit: The DIMOUT