Browse Items (116 total)

  • Collection: Swampscott Through the Years: A pictorial history

Date: 1950?
Description: Aerial view looking Northeast across Swampscott from the ocean. King's Beach is on the left and Blaney Beach is on the right with Humphrey Street running alongside.

Description: View of Swampscott looking West from Rockland Avenue (?). The spire of the Congregational Church on Blaney Street appears on the left and the spire of the Methodist Church on on Redington Street…

Date: 1921
Description: View of Swampscott from the top of Cherry Street hill.

Date: 1915
Description: Monument Square was previously known as Mudge Square. The Mudge family donated the land for the erection of a Civil War monument in honor of the fourteen Swampscott men who died in the war. The…

Date: 1885?
Description: Monument Square was previously known as Mudge Square. The Mudge family donated the land for the erection of a Civil War monument in honor of the fourteen Swampscott men who died in the war. The…

Date: 1872
Description: Oldest known view of Swampscott from Greenwood Avenue looking Southeast toward Galloupe's Point.

Date: 1930?
Description: View looking northeast along Essex Street at the intersection of Burrill Street. The streets are empty.

Date: 1933
Description: View of the grassy yard behind the Swampscott train station, adjacent to Columbia Street, which is on the Boston-bound side of the tracks.

Date: 1932
Description: View of a quiet residential neighborhood at the intersection of Paradise Road and Norfolk Avenue.

Date: 1930?
Description: View looking northeast along Essex Street from Stetson Avenue toward the Swampscott Cemetery.

Date: 1930?
Description: View along Essex Street from Eastman Avenue.

Date: 1930
Description: View of Lynn Shore Drive looking east from Eastern Avenue.

Date: 1924
Description: View of a flooded portion of Burrill Street at the railroad tressel, on which a train is passing by. Spectators stand on the raised sidewalk watching as one man stands on the sideboard of his…

Date: 1921
Description: Drivers sit in sleek, shiny cars parked side-by-side during a local car show.

Date: 1940?
Description: View down a long, straight road (Essex Street?). A man stands in the road and a woman stands to the side of the road in the distance. Railroad tracks run along the right side of the road.

Date: 1940?
Description: View down a long, straight road (Essex Street?) with an automobile in the distance. Railroad tracks run along the left side of the road.

Date: 1940?
Description: Close-up view of the Danvers Road bridge from the roadway. A large building can be seen just over the top of the fence running alongside the bridge.

Date: 1940?
Description: Close-up view of the Danvers Road bridge and the railroad tracks that it crosses over. The base of the bridge is stone and the barrier alongside the road is made of wood.

Date: 1946
Description: View of 142-148 Burrill Street from across the street. There is a residence to the left and a used car dealership to the right.

Date: 1941
Description: View along a paved Paradise Road in 1941. This location is approximately 331 Paradise Road, home of the Whole Foods Market (2008) and former site of the Foodmaster grocery store.