Browse Items (80 total)

  • Subject contains "Memorials"

Date: 1921
Description: Close up view of the Swampscott World War I memorial, a bronze plaque affixed to a large rock at the intersection of Burrill Street and Monument Avenue. The Chick and Ericson estates can be seen in…[More]

Date: 1929
Description: Members of Swampscott's VFW post pose in uniform at the World War I memorial A wreath has been laid at the site

Date: 1921
Description: Close up view of the Swampscott World War I honor roll memorial

Description: Postcard shows a view of the Floral Way, an arbored walkway roughly 800 feet long on the south shore of Lake Quannapowitt between the Old Burying Ground and the Hartshorne House. The Floral Way was…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1920-1929?]
Description: Postcard shows the Rockery on Main Street, looking north. The statue known as "The Hiker", by Theo Alice Ruggles Kitson, was dedicated on October 12, 1926 in honor of Wakefield citizens who took part…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial on the lower common, erected in 1902 to commemorate Wakefield's Civil War casualties.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield Common with the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial, erected in 1902 to commemorate Wakefield's Civil War casualties.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield Common with the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial, erected in 1902 to commemorate Wakefield's Civil War casualties. The band stand is visible in the background.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: 1913
Description: Postcard shows a view of the Common looking east up Church Street, which becomes Salem Street at the point where the houses are visible (the intersection with Main Street). In the center on Main…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: 1909
Description: Postcard shows the Congregational Church on the west side of Wakefield Common. The granite church, built in 1892, was the fourth church on the site. It was destroyed by fire in 1909. A new church of…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Creator: Bruce, David
Date: 2010
Description: "As Sofia and I walked around town, taking pictures for the Library's Wakefield Then & Now Photo Contest, I thought of the original picture postcard of The Rockery, postmarked 1914, with a young boy…[More]

Creator: Hill, Loren
Date: 2010
Description: "The unique rock structure on Main Street honored local town history. It was inviting, almost pastoral, as illustrated by the young lad and his relaxed pose. Today the area is less inviting. No…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 09-18-2007
Description: Photos show views of the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial, a granite column erected in 1902 to commemorate Wakefield's Civil War casualties. The monument is located on the Common approximately opposite…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 10-21-2007
Description: Photos show views of the granite memorial with a bronze plaque listing Wakefield's firefighters who have died. The monument is located near the chapel at the entrance to Lakeside Cemetery on North…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 09-22-2007
Description: Photos show front and rear views of the granite memorial with a bronze plaque listed Wakefield's casualties in the two wars. The monument is located at the extreme south end of the Upper Common.

Creator: Sardella, Mark S. , 1951-
Date: 12-2007 to 02-2008
Description: Photos show views of the World War Two Memorial on the Common approximately opposite Park Street, financed by citizens' donations to commemorate Wakefield's casualties. The monument was sponsored by…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 09-18-2007
Description: Photos show views of the granite memorial with a bronze plaque listing Wakefield's casualties in the Great War. The monument is located near the south end of the Upper Common.

Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield Common with the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial, erected in 1902 to commemorate Wakefield's Civil War casualties, in the background.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 04-25-2008
Description: Photos show views of the Rockery in the middle of Main Street at the intersection of Crescent Street. The Rockery was contructed to beautify the area in the 1880s, and at the time was often called…[More]