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On the Watertown Seal is a picture of an English Colonist and an Indian exchanging, as peace tokens,  bread for fish.  Captain Roger Clap landed at Nantasket Point in 1630 and rode up Charles River to Gerry's Landing with the first party of Watertown Colonists.
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Multi-Lingual Maps
Welcome to Watertown!

These are the most up-to-date Multi-Lingual resource maps currently available for residents. It shows the location of many public and private resources and also provides the description of facilities and services, as well as, contact information.

Translations Provided
Locations are marked on the maps, and descriptions translated into Armenian (Western), Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and English. This project came about through a committee of volunteers and Town employees with the goal of helping newcomers and non-English speakers feel more comfortable and knowledgeable about their community. These maps are now available in paper copy, free of charge at many locations throughout the community.

Project Committee
This map has been produced by the World in Watertown, in cooperation with Project Literacy of the Watertown Free Public Library, the Parent Child Home Program and the Watertown Police Department.

Funding for this project is provided by the Watertown/Harvard and Watertown/O'Neill Properties Community Enrichment Fund, Watertown Rotary Club and the Helen Robinson Wright Fund of the First Parish of Watertown. 

 - Kathy Kopp - Parent Child Home Program
 - Susan Viskin - Project Literacy of the Watertown Free Public Library
 - Sergeant David Sampson - Watertown Police Department
 - Larry Raskin and Will Twombly - World in Watertown
  • Parent Child Home Program - Susan Viskin
  • Watertown Police Department - Sergeant David Sampson
  • The World of Watertown - Deb Kaup and Will Twombly

With Special Thanks to Translators
  • Natasha Bashenova
  • Nelly Luna
  • Carlos Machado
Map Designer - Leslie Evans
Photos - Leslie Evans and Kathy Warren
  • Aram Sarkissian
  • Sue Wong