Browse Items (291 total)

  • Collection: Current Photographs of Wakefield

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 04-18-2008
Description: Photos show the house located at 142 Main Street in Beebe Cove on the eastern shore of Lake Quannapowitt. Built in 1810 by noted architect Samuel McIntire of Salem, the Federal style house has…

Creator: Sardella, Mark S. , 1951-
Date: 07-29-2009
Description: Photos show views of the trowel used at the cornerstone-laying ceremony of the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library on March 17, 1922. The artifact was presented by Damien Hurlburt to Library Director…

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 05-15-2009
Description: Photos show views of the Yale family plot in Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue. The plot is located east of White Ash Avenue between Spruce Avenue and Magnolia Path in the northeast corner of the…

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 05-15-2009
Description: Photos show views of the Spaulding gravestone in Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue. The plot is located on the southern side of the point at the extreme eastern end of the cemetery.

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 05-15-2009
Description: Photos show views of the gravestone of Elizabeth Boit in Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue. The plot is located near "Rainbow Path" at the northern end of the cemetery.

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 05-15-2009
Description: Photos show views of the Bayrd family plot in Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue. The plot is located at the corner of Chestnut Avenue and Catalpa Avenue near the center of the cemetery.

Creator: Sardella, Mark S. , 1951-
Date: 07-26-2008
Description: Photos show the Robert V. Yeuell School at 0 Crystal Street on the east side of the street in the Greenwood section of Wakefield. The brick elementary school was built in the 1960s in response to…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 07-25-2008
Description: Photos show views of the West Ward School located at 39 Prospect Street on the north side of the street between Goodwin and Nichols Streets. The school was built in 1847 and is thought to be the…

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 07-24-2008
Description: Photos show views of the H. M. Warren School located at 30 Converse Street on the south side of the street at the corner of Jordan Avenue. The Renaissance Revival style brick structure was built…

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 07-25-2008
Description: Photos show the stone gates located at the intersection of Chestnut Street and Park Avenue at the entrance to the Wakefield Park neighborhood, the development of which began in 1886. The area was…

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 07-17-2008
Description: Photos show views of the Wakefield Upper Depot train station located at 27-29 Tuttle Street on the east side of the street. The railroad tracks and North Avenue lie to the east of the building. The…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 04-25-2008
Description: Photos show views of the Upper Common in Wakefield. The Common is divided into two sections by Church Street, which runs east-west. The triangular portion south of Church Street, and bounded by Main…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 07-16-2008
Description: Photos show views of the Unitarian Universalist Church located at 326 Main Street on the east side of the street opposite the Post Office. The church was originally built in 1839 in the Greek Revival…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 05-07-2008
Description: Photos show views of Wakefield's Town Hall, housing the town's municipal offices, located at 1 Lafayette Street on the west side of the Upper Common at the corner of Common Street. Built around 1871,…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 06-30-2008
Description: Photos show views of the Jewish cemetery located on the western shore of Lake Quannpowitt, just south of Lakeside cemetery between Beacon Street and Lakeside Avenue. The cemetery was established in…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 07-28-2008
Description: Photos show views of the commercial building located at 414-416 Main Street on the east side of the street. The building runs along much of Lincoln Street. Built around 1870, the brick structure is…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 07-28-2008
Description: Photos show views of the Saint Parascheva Romanian Orthodox Church located at 171 Water Street on the south side of the street at the corner of Melvin Street. Built around 1915, the vernacular…

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 07-24-2008
Description: Photos show views of the St. Joseph's School building located at 15 Gould Street on the north side of the street at the corner of Emerson Street. The Neo-Gothic style brick structure was built in…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 11-02-2008
Description: Photos show views of the tomb of Solon O. Richardson II and his wife Abbie in Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue. The plot with its red granite obelisk is located on the north side of "Beech Avenue",…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 04-25-2008
Description: Photos show views of the Rockery in the middle of Main Street at the intersection of Crescent Street. The Rockery was contructed to beautify the area in the 1880s, and at the time was often called…[More]