Browse Items (41 total)

  • Subject contains "City halls"

Date: ca. 1893
Description: "Cyrus Wakefield, for whom the Town is named, generously donated land and money to build a Town Hall and a fitting monument to South Reading soldiers. Because of his generosity and his service to the…[More]

Date: 1927
Description: "In 1867, Cyrus Wakefield presented a donation of $30,000 and a building lot to the town to build a soldiers memorial hall. As a result, the Wakefield Town Hall was built at the corner of Main and…[More]

Date: 12-25-1897
Description: "Now known as the William J. Lee Memorial Town Hall, the Lafayette Building was built in the early 1870's after townspeople agreed that a new high school was needed to replace the existing one on…

Date: ca. 1947
Description: "The Wakefield Town Hall, dedicated on February 22, 1871, was the result of a community's desire to honor its citizens who answered the call to arms during the Civil War. Four years earlier, in 1867,…[More]

Date: ca. 1900
Description: "Wakefield's Town Hall (pictured decorated for a Masonic party) was located at the corner of Main Street and Water Street. The gift of the land and money for the building was presented to the Town in…[More]

Description: "Although not born on South Reading soil, Cyrus Wakefield has become the unofficial 'father' of the town which eventually bore his name. Born in Roxbury, New Hampshire on February 14, 1811, he was…[More]

Description: "Wakefield has a rich history, peppered with an immense variety of facts and figures unique only to the community. Wakefield, as we know it today, was not always 'Wakefield', rather it has been known…[More]

Date: 1965
Description: Copied from News Articles
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

Description: Public Buildings
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

Description: Street Scenes
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield Town Hall, completed in 1871. The land and funds for the building were donated by industrialist Cyrus Wakefield, for whom the town is named. The building was…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: ca. 1971
Description: Postcard shows the Town Hall on Wakefield Common at Lafayette Street. Built in 1871, the building was used as the town's high school until 1937, when it was remodeled as part of a WPA project for…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: ca. 1911
Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield Town Hall, completed in 1871. The land and funds for the building were donated by industrialist Cyrus Wakefield, for whom the town is named. The building was…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield Town Hall, completed in 1871. The land and funds for the building were donated by industrialist Cyrus Wakefield, for whom the town is named. The building was…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: ca. 1910
Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield Town Hall, completed in 1871. The land and funds for the building were donated by industrialist Cyrus Wakefield, for whom the town is named. The building was…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1929

Date: ca. 1907
Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield Town Hall, completed in 1871. The land and funds for the building were donated by industrialist Cyrus Wakefield, for whom the town is named. The building was…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: 1959
Description: The original Swampscott Town Hall was built in 1860 for a total of $4,381.43 including the land. It was located at Burrill Street -- the site of the present day fire station. The first town meeting…[More]
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

Date: 1959?
Description: The original Swampscott Town Hall was built in 1860 for a total of $4,381.43 including the land. It was located at Burrill Street -- the site of the present day fire station. The first town meeting…[More]
Collection: Swampscott Buildings