Wareham, Massachusetts

“Wareham (Typically pronounced Wear-ham.) is a town located in Plymouth County, Massachusetts.

Wareham was first settled in 1678 as part of the towns of Plymouth and Rochester.  It was officially incorporated in 1739 and named for the town of Wareham, England.  Because of its geography, Wareham’s early industry revolved around shipbuilding and the related industries.  It also served as a resort town,with many smaller resorts scattered around the town, especially in Onset…

Today, the town is mostly residential, and still has a strong summer tourism industry.

Wareham is the home of the Tremont Nail Factory, the oldest nail manufacturer in the United States.  The factory was established in 1819.”

Source:   Wikipedia on-line for Wareham, Massachusetts


Wareham, Massachusetts — 1 Comment

  1. I’m sure this settlement is another establishment named in honor of the WARE family centuries ago. Members of the WARE family have left their footsteps in many parts of our nation.


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