Monthly Archives: May 2011

The Story of the “Old Titus” Clock

In 1749, Reverend Abraham Williams became pastor at the First Parish Meeting House, bringing with him a 19-year old black slave named Titus Winchester.  There are two versions of the “Titus” legend. One is that Rev. Williams offered his slave … Continue reading

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Saddle and Pillion Graves

Edmund Freeman, one of the Ten Men from Saugus and the founder of Sandwich is buried here with his wife Elizabeth. Freeman settled on his homestead about a mile and a quarter east of the present Town Hall on the sloping … Continue reading

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