History Of The "Old High School" 1828-1840
by Charles Wells Chapin

on the public grounds at the United States Armory were not allowed to attend the schools of the town, and in consequence many of them became pupils of Mr. Eaton. Among these were the following:—

    HELEN WOLCOTT, Agawam, Mass.

    MARTHA WOLCOTT, Agawam, Mass. — Died Feb. 7, 1888, in the 70th year of her age.

    ELIZABETH H. WOLCOTT, Agawam, Mass.

    GEORGE WOLCOTT, Quincy, Ill. — Civil engineer. He was engaged in the survey of the Panama Railroad and of some of the most prominent railroads of the United States.

    WILLIAM WOLCOTT, Agawam, Mass. — A farmer.

    ELISHA GUNN, Springfield, Mass. — Was chief engineer of the fire department for eight years succeeding the year 1848. He was successfully engaged in business for many years with his brother (the late William Gunn), but is now retired. He is a trustee in the Springfield Institution for Savings.

    SAMUEL DALE. — A civil engineer. Was employed on the survey and location of the Western (now the Boston &Albany) Railroad in 1836-37. From 1837 to 1845 was employed at the U. S. Armory. In 1847 was engaged on the survey of the Brookline Branch of the Boston & Worcester Railroad. From 1848 to 1849 was on the construction of the Northern New York Railroad, engineering. From 1849 to 1852, in charge of survey and construction of the Richmond & Danville Railroad, Virginia, and the North Carolina Railroad. From 1852 to 1854 he was in charge of the survey and construction of the Hampshire & Hampden Railroad from Westfield to Northampton, Mass. In 1854 was on the Sacketts Harbor & Saratoga Railroad; from 1856 to 1859 on the Stonington & New London Railroad. He was on the survey of the Atlantic & Great Western Railroad, Pennsylvania, from 1861 to 1866; from 1869 to 1872 was in office at Chicago, Ill., engaged on the deepen-

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