Browse Items (116 total)

  • Collection: Swampscott Through the Years: A pictorial history

Date: 1937
Description: Members of the Young Yankee Dory Sailors pose with officers of the Swampscott Yacht Club inside the club in this 1937 photograph. Appearing in the photo: Back row, L-R: 1. Ed Bergen, 2. Raymond…

Date: 1921
Description: Close-up view of the veterans' plot within the Swampscott Cemetery

Date: 1921
Description: Close up view of the Swampscott World War I memorial, a bronze plaque affixed to a large rock at the inersection of Burrill Street and Monument Avenue. The Chick and Ericson estates can be seen in…[More]

Date: 1921
Description: Close up view of the Swampscott World War I memorial, a bronze plaque affixed to a large rock at the intersection of Burrill Street and Monument Avenue. The Chick and Ericson estates can be seen in…[More]

Date: 1921?
Description: Close-up view of a World War I era cannon located in the veterans' plot of the Swampscott Cemetery

Date: 1870
Description: William Murray, Frederic H. Lewis, Edward Albree, and Weston K. Lewis walk along the beach pulling two small wagons. Murray carries a hammer in one hand and a saw in the other. Edward Albree and…

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: 1872
Description: View of Swampscott from Greenwood Avenue looking Southeast toward Galloupe's Point

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

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

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: 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: 1895?
Description: Pedestrians walk on a promenade along Lynn Shore Drive at low tide. Galloupe's Point is in the distance.

Date: 1929
Description: Members of Swampscott's VFW post pose in uniform at the World War I memorial A wreath has been laid at the site

Date: 1921
Description: Close up view of the Swampscott World War I honor roll memorial

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: 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: 1929
Description: The cast of the 1929 Swampscott American Legion show pose in costume for a photo. Note some cast members dressed in drag. Front Row, L-R: 1. Unknown, 2. Winnie Doty, 3 & 4 unknown, 5. Louise Linden,…[More]

Date: 1922
Description: A group of men who have gathered to renovate the Swampscott American Legion building, pose with their tools by the building

Date: 1935
Description: Members of the Swampscott American Legion drill team pose for a group portrait