Massachusetts Turnpike opened
Old Sturbridge Village Museum opened
Lawrence Mill Strike
The first National Women's Rights Convention met in Worcester.
First historic house museum created
Horace Mann became Secretary of Massachusetts Board of Education
Second Lowell Mill Strike
First Lowell Mill Strike
The Liberator first published
Henry Dana Ward wrote Free masonry: its pretensions exposed in faithful extracts of its standard authors.
Nahum Ward died. The house was left to his sons Artemas and Elisha.
Andrew Henshaw Ward wrote History of the town of Shrewsbury.
Ella, Clara and Florence became caretakers