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  • Subject contains "Historic buildings"

Description: Postcard shows a view of the Hartshorne House looking west on Church Street. The home was originally built before 1680 and was enlarged or remodeled several times. It was deeded to the town in 1929…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: 1954
Description: Postcard shows a view of the Hartshorne House looking west on Church Street. The home was originally built before 1680 and was enlarged or remodeled several times. It was deeded to the town in 1929…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows a view of the Hartshorne House looking west on Church Street. The home was originally built before 1680 and was enlarged or remodeled several times. It was deeded to the town in 1929…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: 1900?
Description: Front exterior view of the Gerould's home from the street.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

Date: 1885
Description: Exterior view of the front and side of Deacon Richardson House. A man stands at the gate looking toward the house. The Richardson House was later known as the Stanley House?
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

Date: 1900?
Description: Distant exterior view of the "Top-o'-the Bluff" on Outlook Road
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

Date: 1921
Description: "Mary Baker Eddy, then Mary M. Patterson, to use her pen name of those years, had found a hospitable resting place during the late fall, winter, and early spring of 1865 - 1866 in the comfortable…
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

Date: 1940?
Description: The General Glover Inn, formerly the General's private residence, stood at the intersection of Salem and Tedesco Streets.--from Swampscott, Massachusetts : celebrating 150 years, 1852-2002, Swampscott…[More]
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

Date: 1940?
Description: Exterior view of the front of a restaurant on Paradise Road on the Swampscott/Salem town line.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

Date: 1946
Description: Exterior view of the Phillips Family home on Bay View Avenue.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

Creator: Walkable Reading
Date: 03-2010
Description: 103 Washington Street : Parker Tavern. This structure was not built by a Parker nor is it a tavern as we know them today, but it has a long and important history. The house dates from the earliest…[More]
Collection: Walkable Reading

Creator: Walkable Reading
Date: 03-2010
Description: 529 Franklin Street : Old Nichols Home. Settlement in this area of Reading took place after the second land grants were distributed in 1686/7. John Nichols received a parcel at that time. He died…[More]
Collection: Walkable Reading

Creator: Walkable Reading
Date: 03-2010
Description: 483 Franklin Street : Richard Nichols House. As if the setting of this house on top of a high rise of land was not enough to catch a passerby's eye, then certainly the pumpkin colored facade makes…[More]
Collection: Walkable Reading

Creator: Walkable Reading
Date: 03-2010
Description: 420 Franklin Street. Surprisingly, Reading's earliest map drawn in 1765 does not show this house and yet historians believe it was built long before the map existed. Ownership can be traced back to…[More]
Collection: Walkable Reading

Creator: Walkable Reading
Date: 03-2010
Description: 409 Grove Street : The Foster-Emerson House. The home that now stands at 409 Grove Street was moved from its original location at 288 Grove Street in September of 1998. This house is often referred…[More]
Collection: Walkable Reading

Creator: Walkable Reading
Date: 03-2010
Description: 320 West Street : Bancroft Homestead. This home was built circa 1720, by a descendent of one of Reading's most famous families, the Bancrofts, who settled in Reading in 1673 on woodlots that their…
Collection: Walkable Reading

Creator: Walkable Reading
Date: 03-2010
Description: 284 Summer Avenue : Eaton-Prescott Farm. Originally situated on a 100 plus acre farm stretching from Woburn to Oak and West Street to Washington Street, this house sheltered a long line of the…
Collection: Walkable Reading

Creator: Walkable Reading
Date: 03-2010
Description: 232 West Street : Samuel Bancroft House. This property was part of a farm pieced together by Henry Merrow over the years between 1652 and 1681. The farm was well situated on fertile land between "two…[More]
Collection: Walkable Reading

Creator: Walkable Reading
Date: 03-2010
Description: 86 West Street : Jabez Weston House. This house marks a locus of very early town development, when West Street marked the western boundary of town settlement. The Weston family owned a great deal of…[More]
Collection: Walkable Reading

Creator: Melrose Camera Club (Melrose, Mass.)
Date: 1947
Description: Melrose Highlands