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The first state reformatory for boys authorized in Massachusetts

Worcester County, Massachusetts, 1857
04/09/1847
Plans were made for the opening of the first state reformatory for boys in the nation, to be located at Westborough, Massachusetts. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Joseph Nathan Kane, ed., Famous First Facts (New York: H.W. Wilson Company, 1981), 507.

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