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  • Subject contains "Bandstands"

Description: "Since the mid-1800s, Wakefield has been a residential suburb within commuting distance to Boston. In 1845 when the Boston & Maine railroad completed its Boston to Wilmington line, the community and…[More]

Date: ca. 1895
Description: "The Bandstand on Wakefield's lower Common was built in 1885 in response to a national beautification movement to raise standards for architecture and public space in America. It was built as part of…[More]

Description: Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 1987

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 07-07-2008
Description: Photos show views of the bandstand on the Lower Common in Wakefield. The wood and granite structure was built in 1885 from a $10,000 bequest Cornelius Sweetser donated to the town for park…

Description: Postcard shows a view of the bandstand on the Common, built in 1885 at a cost of $2,500 as a replacement for an earlier wooden bandstand. The new bandstand was also known as the Pagoda and the Music…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: 1921
Description: Postcard shows a view of the bandstand on the Common, built in 1885 at a cost of $2,500 as a replacement for an earlier wooden bandstand. The new bandstand was also known as the Pagoda and the Music…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: 1938
Description: Postcard shows a view of the bandstand on the Common, built in 1885 at a cost of $2,500 as a replacement for an earlier wooden bandstand. The new bandstand was also known as the Pagoda and the Music…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows a view of the bandstand on the Common, built in 1885 at a cost of $2,500 as a replacement for an earlier wooden bandstand. The new band stand was also known as the Pagoda and the Music…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows a view of the bandstand on the Common, built in 1885 at a cost of $2,500 as a replacement for an earlier wooden bandstand. The new bandstand was also known as the Pagoda and the Music…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

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

Date: [1907]
Description: Horace Greeley Wadlin, bandstand architect

Description: Horace Greeley Wadlin, bandstand architect

Description: Horace Greeley Wadlin, architect

Date: [1907]
Description: Card is undated but bears a postmark of 1907