Browse Items (23 total)

  • Subject contains "Boathouses"

Description: Pre-1970
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

Date: ca. 1906
Description: "Ice harvesting on both Lake Quannapowitt and Crystal Lake was a large part of Wakefield's winter scene, starting in the mid-1800s and continuing until the 1940s. According to a lecture given by Town…[More]

Description: Postcard shows a view of Wiley's boathouse at the end of Lake Street on the southern shore of Lake Quannapowitt.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: 1910
Description: George L. Chaisson, Boat Builders, was located at 9 Elmwood Road. The company was in existence some time before 1916 and continued until 1954. An advertisement for the company stated that it was a…[More]
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

Description: Pre-1970
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

Description: Postcard shows a view of Wiley's boathouse and the ice houses at the end of Lake Street on the southern shore of Lake Quannapowitt.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: "In 1872, Albert S. Wiley established a one-story boathouse at the end of Spaulding Street to accommodate the many boaters who enjoyed sailing, rowing and canoeing on Lake Quannapowitt. In 1887, the…[More]

Description: Postcard shows a view of boaters and the boathouse at the end of Lake Street on the southern shore of Lake Quannapowitt.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: ca. 1907
Description: Postcard shows a view of Wiley's boathouse and the ice houses at the end of Lake Street on the southern shore of Lake Quannapowitt.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows a view looking east of boaters and the boathouse at the end of Lake Street on the southern shore of Lake Quannapowitt.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows a view looking west from Main Street toward the boathouse at the end of Lake Street on the southern shore of Lake Quannapowitt.;"Looking toward the old Boat House before it was torn…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows a view from the eastern shore of Lake Quannapowitt toward the Common.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: ca. 1909
Description: Postcard shows a view looking west from Main Street across the Common toward the boathouse at the end of Lake Street on the southern shore of Lake Quannapowitt.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1911]
Description: Card is undated but bears a postmark of 1911

Date: ca. 1899
Description: "According to Town of Wakefield Polls and Estate Tax records of the 1890s, Rosson's Boat Livery was located at 19 Lowell Street at the head of the Lake. Although the 20-acre lakefront property was…

Description: "Lake Quannapowitt and all its beauty has been the source of recreation for several generations of Wakefield residents. The bandstand was the scene of many concerts and the lake and her shore provided…[More]

Description: Postcard shows a view of Wiley's boathouse at the end of Lake Street on the southern shore of Lake Quannapowitt.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: 1905
Description: "During the first half of the last century, Lake Quannapowitt hosted regattas, motorboat and sailboat races, and other events both in the water and along the shore. The Lake was equipped with a wharf…[More]

Date: ca. 1915
Description: Postcard shows a view looking west from Main Street across the Common toward the boathouse at the end of Lake Street on the southern shore of Lake Quannapowitt.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards