Westborough and Its People during Parkman’s Time

This page offers biographical information, relations, confessions, and other documents relating to some of the people who lived in and around Westborough during the time that Rev. Ebenezer Parkman was alive. These profiles provide a context for better understanding the interactions between Westborough and Parkman. The page also includes newspaper articles about Westborough that appeared during Parkman’s time.

You can learn more about Westborough, its people, and its environs by visiting the following Diary Themes: People; Topics; and Animals, Crops, and Food. Also see Historical Resources for Researching Parkman and Westborough and Scholarship on Parkman to learn more about Westborough and its people during this time.

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The People of Westborough

This list includes only a subsection of the many people whom Parkman mentioned in his diary.  Visit theDiary Themes: People or use the search function for the diary to discover more names of people who appear in Parkman’s diary.

Westborough “In the News”

The following articles about Westborough appeared in newspaper published during Parkman’s time.