Browse Items (116 total)

  • Collection: Swampscott Through the Years: A pictorial history

Date: 1885
Description: Photograph of Dread Ledge in Swampscott taken from Galloupes's Point in 1885. There appears to be a gazebo at the far left.

Date: 1895
Description: Fisherman Eben Martin leans on his dory at the water's edge.

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

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

Date: 1914
Description: F.W. Brackett, dressed in foul weather gear, peering over a wall.

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

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: 1890
Description: Photograph of fish houses located on Humphrey Street in Swampscott in 1890

Date: 1896
Description: Photograph of fish houses located on Humphrey Street in Swampscott in 1897. Photo is taken at close range and written across the bottom is "Blaney's Beach Swampscott, Mass."

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: 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: Photo of seven fishermen on Blaney Beach in Swampscott

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

Date: 1880
Description: Two women from Galloupe's Point sit in a horse-drawn carriage driven by eight-year-old Johnnie Hutt--from Images of America : Swampscott, Turino and Mathias, 1996

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