Browse Items (75 total)

  • Coverage contains "Main Street (Wakefield, Mass.)"

Date: 1923
Description: "Known for many years as 'Brookside,' the Pitman Estate was located at 840 Main Street in Greenwood across from Cooper Street. The house was owned by Lawrence J. Pitman who was for many years…

Description: "Appropriately titled 'Peaceful Main Street,' this photograph shows downtown Wakefield as it looked in 1898. The photo was probably taken from the top floors of the Perkins building at the south…

Date: 03-1934 to 05-1934
Description: "The new 1934 automobiles which were featured in the General Motors Exhibit in Boston paraded through downtown Wakefield as part of the promotional activities prior to the show. To encourage the sale…[More]

Date: 1940
Description: "Located at 591 Main Street in the Junction area of Wakefield, the Curley Brothers fuel and grain company started operations in a building near the Wakefield Junction Railway Station, subsequently…

Date: 1940
Description: Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 1996

Date: ca. 1912
Description: "This 1912 Model T Roadster is parked on Main Street near the Fitz residence at Lakeside. The car may have been owned by Dr. Joseph Heath, a resident and physician whose automobiles were frequently…[More]

Date: ca. 1860 - 1869
Description: Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 1993

Date: 1890
Description: Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 1989

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: 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: 04-24-2008
Description: Photos show the U. S. Post Office located at 321 Main Street on the west side of the street at the corner of Yale Avenue. Wakefield's post office was located in several places in town before this…[More]

Creator: Sardella, Mark S. , 1951-
Date: 07-26-2008
Description: Photos show views of the Greenwood Elementary School located at 1030 Main Street on the east side of the street opposite Melrose Terrace in the Greenwood section of Wakefield. The brick school was…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 07-08-2008
Description: Photos show the former Massachusetts state armory building located at 467 Main Street on the west side of the street at the corner of Armory Street. The neoclassical building was dedicated on January…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 07-28-2008
Description: Photos show views of the commercial building located at 369 Main Street on the west side of the street at the corner of Albion Street. Built around 1860 by Davis & Bryant, Builders for Samuel…

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 07-16-2008
Description: Photos show views of the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library located at 345 Main Street on the west side of the street at the corner of Avon Street. Originally established in 1856, the library had several…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 07-17-2008
Description: Photos show views of the house located at 758 Main Street on the east side of the street at the corner of Green Street. The Federal vernacular style house was probably built in the early 1800s but…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 07-18-2008
Description: Photos show views of the house located at 747 Main Street on the west side of the street near the intersection with Green Street. The house abuts the railroad tracks and Crystal Lake in the rear. …[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 07-17-2008
Description: Photos show views of the house located at 695 Main Street on the west side of the street opposite Charles Street. The Second Empire/Mansard style house was built around 1860 and has a deep wraparound…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 07-18-2008
Description: Photos show views of the house located at 694 Main Street on the west side of the street at the corner of Summer Street. The Greek Revival style house was built between 1837 and 1841 by Dr. Solon O.…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 06-26-2008
Description: Photos show the Wakefield Trust Company building located at 371 Main Street on the west side of the street at the corner of Chestnut Street. Built in 1924, the neo-classical style structure was…