August 11, 2021
The Ipswich Historical Society is sharing articles written by IHS students. The students visited the museum, researched and wrote about events, people and businesses in the community.
Ipswich Bank Robbery of 1932
by Orchid Wilcox
I chose the Ipswich Bank robbery as a topic because I thought it was an interesting part of our town’s history.
On May 18, 1932 the very bank we call our own in Ipswich was robbed. Ipswich Bank was robbed by four members of a twelve member gang according to the Evening Huronite. According to the same source, the four members were part of a 12-membered gang wit...