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Historic Wing Sites in Sandwich

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Wing "Fort House" (c1646)
69 Spring Hill Road
E. Sandwich, MA 02537
Wing "Fort House" - original home of Stephen Wing, now a museum and the headquarters of the Wing Family of America, Inc. [WFA]
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Daniel Wing Homestead (c1638)
6 Morse Road
Sandwich, MA 02563
Daniel Wing Homestead. Currently a private residence, not open to the public.
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Quaker Meeting House (c1810)
Quaker Meeting House. This meetinghouse was built circa 1810 on the site of the previous meeting house.
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Quaker Meetinghouse Cemetery
Transcriptions of gravestones available at: www.capecodgravestones.com/sandquaker.html
and www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2098715&CScn=Quaker&CScntry=4&CSst=21&

Please keep in mind that the early Quakers did not believe in headstones.
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Cataumet Cemetery
Oldest cemetery in what is now Bourne, Mass. Oldest dated gravestone is 1768.

transcriptions of tombstones available at: http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=90845&CScn=Cataumet+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=21&

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http://www.capecodgravestones.com/bourncat.html
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Daniel Wing, Jr. Homestead (c1686)
67 Grove St.
Sandwich, MA 02563
(508) 888-3300
(67 Grove St.) Approximate location of the homestead of Daniel Wing, Jr. Now the administration building for Heritage Museum and Gardens (formerly Heritage Plantation) Not open to the public

See: http://sandwichhistory.org/biographies/67-grove-st/
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Wing's Neck Lighthouse (1849)
1 Lighthouse Ln
Pocasset, MA 02559, US
The first lighthouse at this location was built by the town in 1849.
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Henry T. Wing School (1928)
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Edward Wing, Jr. Homestead (c1757)
(11 Wing Blvd) Somewhere in this neighborhood is the home of Edward Wing (#99 in the new Wing Genealogy) The home of his father John Wing (#18) was located a little further down Route 6A (closer to Barnstable)
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Stephen Wing Homestead (1728)
Home of Stephen Wing "of the Cedar Swamp" (#107 in new Wing Genealogy)

See also: http://sandwichhistory.org/biographies/20-old-county-rd/
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Joseph Hoxie House
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Caretakers House (1841)
73 Spring Hill Road
E. Sandwich, MA 02537
Originally the home of Seth B. Wing, now the home for the Caretakers of the "Fort House" Museum.
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Paul Wing School (1834-1862)
Approximate site of the location of the Paul Wing School

This Quaker School operated from 1834 until it was destroyed by a fire in 1862. It was a well-regarded private school.
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Samuel Wing home
Site of the home of Samuel Wing.
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Foster/Wing Home (c1692)
Approximate location of the site of the Foster/Wing home. Built by Joseph Foster in 1692, sold to Zaccheus Wing in 1745. Building was demolished in 1971.
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Orchard House
Approximate location of the "Orchard House" Possibly the original location of the Wing family in Sandwich. This building was moved and added to the Pope Building on 14/16 Grove St.
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Jashub Wing Homestead (c1702)
Approximate location of the Jashub Wing Homestead. Jashub was the son of Daniel Wing. It was removed about 1887.
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John Wing Homestead (c1686)
Homestead ca 1880
Site of John Wing home, son of Stephen. Destroyed in a fire in 1900. See http://www.carletonshores.com/history/history.htm
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Lemuel Pope Home (1794)
14/16 Grove Street
Sandwich, MA 02563
The "Orchard Home" [at one time thought to possibly be the original home of the Wing family] was moved over here and attached to this building.

See: http://sandwichhistory.org/biographies/16-grove-st/

David Wheelock has examined this building and concluded it cannot chronologically have been built early enough to have been the original Wing homestead.
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Site of Samuel Wing's mill (17??)
Originally a cotton and woolen yarn mill at the upper Mill Dam. Later converted to a tack factory.
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Sandwich Public Library
142 Main St.
Sandwich, MA 02563
(508) 888-0625
Library and Town Archives
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Nathaniel Wing Home (c1695)
291 Barlows Landing Road
Bourne, Massachusetts 02559
Location of the "Natty" Wing Home. Built for (by?) Nathaniel Wing, son of Stephen circa 1695. It is located at 291 Barlows Landing Road.

According to an official inventory of Bourne Historic Properties (http://www.townofbourne.com/LinkClick.aspx?fileticket=Wh193d9iJZU%3d&tabid=177&mid=795 ID # 35)
this is one of only three buildings still standing in Bourne that date from the 17th century.
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Matthew Wing neighborhood
This is ROUGHLY the area where Matthew Wing and his descendants settled.

They are said to have been on the highlands near Hix [Hicks] Bridge where they can view both the bay and the river.
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Nathaniel Wing Farm (c1747)
Approximate site of farm of Nathaniel Wing (1724-1771). This farm passed down through his son, Lemuel (1756-1824), Lemuel's son William (1790-1835)to William's son, Oliver Cromwell (1826-1895). Oliver's widow, Delilah (Kendrick) Wing, sold the house out of the family in 1908.

This house was still standing (and had residents) in 1969 (when it was advertised for sale in the Feb 1969 Yankee magazine), but had collapsed soon afterward.

Home sometimes called the Oliver Wing House. Also called "The Enclosure" in some deeds as it was enclosed in the middle of the pine trees.
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Pocasset Cemetery
Oldest Gravestone (Ederance Robbins) dated SEP 1835.
see: pocassetcemetery.org
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Lester Wing House (c1905)
1019 Shore Rd
Pocasset, MA 02559, US
1019 Shore Road, Pocasset
Lester was living with his mother, Delia in the 1900 Census at her house (Bullet #14). He married Mabel H. Gibbs in 1902. He likely built his house between this date of marriage & 1908 when his mother sold his father's farm.
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Bay Breeze (c1807)
Home of Alvin Wing (1784-1862) son of Lemuel.
If Alvin was the original owner of the house, then it is likely it was built around the time he married his first wife, Thankful Swift, in NOV 1807.
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Stephen Bachiler's Church (and presumably his homestead)
Church founded by Rev. Stephen Bachiler. The Wings lived with their grandfather near this site until they moved to Sandwich in 1637.
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Wing Memorial Family History Center
Museum of the WFA. Holds the Simon Wing photography collection, and other historic Wing artefacts