Bill Donovan, (Wyanoke 1932 - 1942), did some research into the Indian origins of the name "Wyanoke", and first shared its results with us at a reunion in Hingham Mass in 1992. He was kind enough to send it to me for inclusion here, and I was able to find the matching photographs. Here it is.

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Wyanoke Farm

The barn which took its name from the street and tree just across the road

The ""Y" and Oak

The oak's now a phone pole


The "Y" and Oak and the barn.

Closeup of the sign