Browse Items (85 total)

  • Subject contains "Monuments"

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: Gerry, Joan
Date: 2011
Description: These photo mashups show Joan Gerry, who posed as a child astride one of the cannons at the foot of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, which was erected on the Upper Common in 1902 to commemorate…

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: 09-22-2007
Description: Photo shows a view of the granite historical marker located at the extreme south end of the Upper Common. "Historical Linn Village 1639, Original town of Redding 1644, South Reading 1812, Wakefield…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 09-23-2007
Description: Photo shows the DeaconThomas Kendel grave stone in the Old Burying Ground on Church Street. The slate headstone was carved by the "Charlestown Carver", and is considered one of the earliest and best…[More]

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 10-21-2007
Description: Photo shows the Elizabeth Browne grave stone in the Old Burying Ground on Church Street. The stone is located at the west end of the cemetery.

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 10-21-2007
Description: Photo shows the Sarah Briant grave stone in the Old Burying Ground on Church Street.

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 10-21-2007
Description: Photo shows the Matthew Edwardes grave stone in the Old Burying Ground on Church Street. The stone is located at the east end of the cemetery.

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 10-21-2007
Description: Photo shows the Thomas Parker grave stone in the Old Burying Ground on Church Street. The stone is located at the west end of the cemetery.

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 10-21-2007
Description: Photo shows the William Green grave stone in the Old Burying Ground on Church Street. The stone is located at the east end of the cemetery

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 10-21-2007
Description: Photo shows the William Hescy grave stone in the Old Burying Ground on Church Street. The stone is located at the west end of the cemetery.

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 04-22-2008
Description: Photo shows a view of Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue, on the west shore of Lake Quannapowitt. This view was taken from the eastern shore of the Lake, near the intersection of Main and Sweetser…

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 09-23-2007
Description: Photos show views of the 9/11 memorial located at the corner of Main and Church Streets on the southeast corner of the Lower Common.

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 09-23-2007
Description: Photos show views of the Beebe family plot in Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue. The plot is located near the corner of "Elm Avenue" and "Gooseberry Path" at the eastern edge of the cemetery near the…[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: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 10-21-2007
Description: Photos show views of Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue, on the west shore of Lake Quannapowitt. The cemetery was established in 1846, and its Gothic chapel was built in 1932. After several land…

Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M. , 1964-
Date: 09-23-2007
Description: Photos show various views of the Old Burying Ground on Church Street. The cemetery includes the earliest gravestones in Wakefield, from the late 17th century, although the majority of stones date…[More]