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  • Subject contains "Lakes"

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]

Date: ca. 1932
Description: "The Lakeside Cemetery Chapel on North Avenue was built in the late 1930's, and, according to its architect, it was designed to be a 'beautiful and dignified' setting for funeral services. It was…

Description: "It's hard to imagine Lake Quannapowitt without the office complexes and homes which dot the landscape. Yet it wasn't that long ago that the Beebe family home was one of the few homes on the lake's…[More]

Date: ca. 1936
Description: "Howard Johnson's ice cream stand and restaurant opened for business and restaurant opened for business on June 14, 1936, at the head of Lake Quannapowitt. The popular roadside 'stand' was built by…[More]

Date: 1913
Description: "William E. Eaton's 'Handbook of Wakefield : a stranger's guide and residents' manual' describes this scene from Harts Hill: 'The natural character of the country in and about Wakefield flanked on…

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: Public Buildings
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

Description: Public Buildings
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

Description: Public Buildings
Collection: Helen Cutter Slides

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 05-15-2009
Description: Photos show views of the Yale family plot in Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue. The plot is located east of White Ash Avenue between Spruce Avenue and Magnolia Path in the northeast corner of the…

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 05-15-2009
Description: Photos show views of the Spaulding gravestone in Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue. The plot is located on the southern side of the point at the extreme eastern end of the cemetery.

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 05-15-2009
Description: Photos show views of the gravestone of Elizabeth Boit in Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue. The plot is located near "Rainbow Path" at the northern end of the cemetery.

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 05-15-2009
Description: Photos show views of the Bayrd family plot in Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue. The plot is located at the corner of Chestnut Avenue and Catalpa Avenue near the center of the cemetery.

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 11-02-2008
Description: Photos show views of the tomb of Solon O. Richardson II and his wife Abbie in Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue. The plot with its red granite obelisk is located on the north side of "Beech Avenue",…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 07-15-2008
Description: Photos show views of the Deadman tomb in Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue. The tomb is located on "Oak Avenue" opposite "Beech Avenue" near the lakeshore at the southeast corner of the cemetery.

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 10-26-2008
Description: Photos show views of the tomb of Cyrus Wakefield and his wife Eliza in Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue. The plot with its red granite tomb is located at plot #109 on the east side of "Maple…

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 11-04-2008
Description: Photos show views of one of the Beebe family plots in Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue. The plot is located at the corner of "Rainbow Avenue" and "Lakeside Avenue" at the northern end of the…