Browse Items (31 total)

  • Subject contains "Anniversaries"

Date: 1893
Description: "The mansion of the late Cyrus Wakefield, at the site of the present Junior High and Atwell Schools, was decorated on July 1, 1893, to mark the 25th anniversary of the town's name change from South…[More]

Date: 05-28-1894
Description: "Among the highlights of the three-day 250th anniversary celebration was the Settler's Day celebration on Monday, May 28, 1894. The day's activities included a procession that included four divisions…[More]

Date: 05-18-1894
Description: "Volunteer Hose 2, under Captain A.D. Cate and Lieutenant B.C. Flockton, was among the many fire companies that participated in the Third Division of the 250th Anniversary parade. Led by the Eighth…[More]

Date: 10-12-1954
Description: "St. Joseph's Church celebrated its 100th anniversary with a week-long celebration which began on Tuesday, October 5th, 1954 with a 'monster whist party' at the church hall, and ended on October 12th…[More]

Description: "As part of the 250th Anniversary of the 'Settlement and Incorporation of the old Town of Redding', a procession through several streets began on Main Street and traveled up Sweetser Street to…

Date: 08-15-1934
Description: "Wakefield's first Old Home Week was sponsored by the Wakefield Chamber of Commerce during the week of August 12, 1934. Activities included special church services, a flag raising ceremony, exhibits…[More]

Date: 1894
Description: "The building which housed the J.W. Poland Co. dry goods store (in the corner) and Quannapowitt Club (on the second floor) was decorated for the Town's 250th anniversary celebration. Known as the…

Date: 05-28-1894
Description: "Wakefield residents were awakened on Settlers' Day by dynamite salutes and the ringing of bells. Soon after, the streets of Wakefield were filled with carriages, bicycles, horsemen and a moving…

Date: 05-01-1924
Description: "Over 1000 Wakefield boys participated in the 'Boys' Loyalty Day' parade which was held in conjunction with the first annual 'Boys' Week'. 'Boys' Week' activities included: Boys' Day in School - April…[More]

Date: 1954
Description: Copied from Picture
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

Date: 1915
Description: Pre-1970
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

Description: Public Buildings
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

Date: 1954
Description: Copied from Picture
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

Date: 1954
Description: Pre-1970
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

Date: 1954
Description: Old Iron Works, Rt. 1
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

Date: 1954
Description: Old Iron Works, Rt. 1
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

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