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History, Trivia, Vital Stats & More!

Historical Sign in WorcesterThe City of Worcester has a long and rich history of important people, places and events. Worcester was first established as a town in 1722 and later became a city in 1848.

The City Clerk's office is the keeper of many significant historical records, memorabilia and information that is vital to Worcester's heritage. On this page you will find some of the important historical information that has been put together by the City Clerk's office. If you have further questions regarding any of this information or would like to know where to find additional historical information, please contact the City Clerk's office by calling (508) 799-1121 or email

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