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  • Coverage contains "Massachusetts -- Middlesex (county) -- Wakefield"

Date: [1920-1929?]
Description: Postcard shows the children's room, or south reading room, of the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library after opening in 1922.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1950-1959?]
Description: "Ahoy! Light housekeeping is fun at Clipper Cove in Pleasure Island" -- from front of postcard
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1950-1959?]
Description: "Dramatic memories of the men who went down to the sea in ships are recalled by the light house in Clipper Cove, at Pleasure Island, in Wakefield, Mass. The seaman's guide is a focal point in the…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1950-1959?]
Description: "View from the front gate of Pleasure Island, in Wakefield, Mass., shows the Plaza in which thousands of talented free entertainers appear annually. Beyond the Plaza is the main street of Clipper…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1950-1959?]
Description: "Pirates in costume welcome visitors in the authentic thatched-topped boats that sail regularly for Pirate's Cove at Pleasure Island in Wakefield, Mass., on Route 128, Exit 21A, just outside Boston.…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1950-1959?]
Description: "A boy and girl of colonial days stand along Clipper cove, the main street in charming Pleasure Island, the $4,000,000 family fun center in Wakefield, Mass., on Route 128, Exit 21A. The street is an…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1950-1959?]
Description: "The Goldpan Gulch Stage Coach line in Pleasure Island, big new family recreation center in Wakefield, Mass., takes guests thru typical western badlands and splashes through broad streams, on the run…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1950-1959?]
Description: "Breck's old country store charms thousands of visitors yearly-with its incredible collection of merchandise from an age long lost. Even a cracker barrel and checker board are available to youngsters.…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1950-1959?]
Description: "A rustic section at Pleasure Island traces the western movement of early New Englanders. Gun fights are frequent. Stage coaches, covered wagons, buckboards, surreys and a live steam railroad carry…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1905]
Description: Postcard shows the entrance to Camp Plunkett, home of the Bay State Rifle Association. The Camp was purchased from them in 1926 by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the name changed to Camp…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1905]
Description: Postcard shows Camp Plunkett, home of the Bay State Rifle Association. The Camp was purchased from them in 1926 by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the name changed to Camp Curtis Guild. It is…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: ca. 1928
Description: Postcard shows the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library after opening in 1922.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows Wakefield Common and the bandstand looking north from Church Street toward Lake Quannapowitt.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: ca. 1921
Description: Postcard shows the Congregational Church on the west side of Wakefield Common. The granite church is the fifth church on the site, and was dedicated on February 1, 1912.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows St. Joseph's Church at the corner of Albion and Tuttle Streets. The building was destroyed by fire on March 24, 1977.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows the First Baptist Church on Main Street. The Church is the third building on the site, and was dedicated on December 11, 1872.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows the Wakefield National Bank building, at the corner of Main and Chestnut Streets. The location is now occupied by the Wakefield Savings Bank.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Creator: Sommerfeld Win.
Description: "Colonial Hilton Inn, Exit 31 and 32, Rte. 128, Wakefield, Massachusetts, Tel.: 617-245-9300. New England's most spectacular motor inn featuring 180 luxurious rooms and suites. Year 'round glass…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: ca. 1970
Description: "Lord Wakefield Motor Hotel, At Exit 35, Route 128, Wakefield, Mass., Tel. 617-245-6100. Colonial decorated lakeview dining room, coffee shop, and new Cypress Cove cocktail lounge augment the 92 fully…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows St. Florence's Church on Butler Avenue. The building was completed in 1960.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards