Browse Items (116 total)

  • Collection: Swampscott Through the Years: A pictorial history

Creator: Ellis, Stuart P.
Date: 1935
Description: Five men and one boy ride in the "Sons of veterans" float--a car decorated with vines--during a local parade. The men are identified as Arthur E. Widger, Frank E. Morrison, Samuel Brandt, Mr.…

Date: 1902
Description: Swampscott's 50th anniversary celebration "was met with much jubiliation on July 21, 1902. There was a sunrise firing of guns and ringing of bells, a parade at mid-day , and concerts and fireworks in…[More]

Date: 1902
Description: Side view of the Women's Club parade float "that featured a Colonial tableau on a horse-drawn cart."--from Images of America : Swampscott, Turino and Mathias, 1996

Date: 1902
Description: Side view of the Women's Club parade float "that featured a Colonial tableau on a horse-drawn cart."--from Images of America : Swampscott, Turino and Mathias, 1996

Date: 1902
Description: Side view of the Women's Club parade float "that featured a Colonial tableau on a horse-drawn cart."--from Images of America : Swampscott, Turino and Mathias, 1996

Date: 1902
Description: Side view of the Women's Club parade float "that featured a Colonial tableau on a horse-drawn cart."--from Images of America : Swampscott, Turino and Mathias, 1996

Date: 1902
Description: Members of the Winnipesnett Club of Swampscott ride on a stage coach in the town's 50th anniversary parade

Date: 1910
Description: Photo of seven fishermen on Blaney Beach in Swampscott

Date: 1903?
Description: Photograph of Lincoln House Point, taken from Greenwood Avenue, showing the Lincoln House in the background and breaking surf in the foreground

Date: 1895
Description: Photo is taken from the water and shows the beach with fish houses and dories on the shore

Date: 1895?
Description: Panoramic photo shows the beach with rowboats and dories lined up along on the shore. In the foreground is a horse and buggy and several figures appear on the beach. Lincoln House Point appears in…[More]

Date: 1895
Description: This photo, by Stuart P. Ellis, shows fishermen working off Fisherman's Beach in sail powered dories in 1895. In the distance you can see the Lincoln House Hotel.--Kenneth Turino in Images of…

Date: 1890?
Description: Photo show the crew of the schooner Jeannie B. Phillips as the boat is landing ashore. There is a horse drawn cart beside the boat, and Lincoln House Point is in the background.

Date: 1895?
Description: Photo shows what appears to be a steamboat and a schooner in Swampscott Harbor.

Date: 1895?
Description: Photo shows a large porpoise being taken ashore on the beach, with several onlookers.

Date: 1890
Description: Photo of a lapstrake dory on the beach in Swampscott. Included in the picture are Benjamin Martin and his son with an unidentified man.

Date: 1895?
Description: Blaney Beach, also known as Fisherman's Beach, was the center of the fishing industry in Swampscott. In 1896, the town built the Fish House to "replace the numerous individual fish houses." In 1897,…[More]

Date: 1910?
Description: Photograph of three homes along the ocean in Swampscott. Homes belong to Millett, Bunting and Knowlton families.

Date: 1895?
Description: A group of men and women gather at King's Beach

Date: 1895
Description: Surf crashes on the beach ahead of Galloupe's and Jeffrey's Points