Browse Items (142 total)

  • Subject contains "Parks"

Creator: Heath, Douglas
Date: 2010
Description: "Attached is my entry for the "Then and Now" contest. I chose "Park Gates -- Wakefield, Massachusetts" for my subject. The gates on Chestnut Street form the entrance to Wakefield Park, on the west…[More]

Date: [1950-1959?]
Description: "On every trip of the Pleasure Island and Western Railroad, attempts are made by armed bandits to board the train to rob passengers and the conductor. They never succeed because the trusty sheriff…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1950-1959?]
Description: "A rustic section at Pleasure Island traces the western movement of early New Englanders. Gun fights are frequent. Stage coaches, covered wagons, buckboards, surreys and a live steam railroad carry…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1950-1959?]
Description: "Breck's old country store charms thousands of visitors yearly-with its incredible collection of merchandise from an age long lost. Even a cracker barrel and checker board are available to youngsters.…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1950-1959?]
Description: "The Goldpan Gulch Stage Coach line in Pleasure Island, big new family recreation center in Wakefield, Mass., takes guests thru typical western badlands and splashes through broad streams, on the run…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1950-1959?]
Description: "A boy and girl of colonial days stand along Clipper cove, the main street in charming Pleasure Island, the $4,000,000 family fun center in Wakefield, Mass., on Route 128, Exit 21A. The street is an…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1950-1959?]
Description: "Pirates in costume welcome visitors in the authentic thatched-topped boats that sail regularly for Pirate's Cove at Pleasure Island in Wakefield, Mass., on Route 128, Exit 21A, just outside Boston.…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1950-1959?]
Description: "View from the front gate of Pleasure Island, in Wakefield, Mass., shows the Plaza in which thousands of talented free entertainers appear annually. Beyond the Plaza is the main street of Clipper…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1950-1959?]
Description: "Dramatic memories of the men who went down to the sea in ships are recalled by the light house in Clipper Cove, at Pleasure Island, in Wakefield, Mass. The seaman's guide is a focal point in the…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: [1950-1959?]
Description: "Ahoy! Light housekeeping is fun at Clipper Cove in Pleasure Island" -- from front of postcard
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

Date: 1920?
Description: "Late in the summer of 1658, a sinister ship appeared in Lynn Harbor. The ship was painted black and flew no flag. Word spread quickly among the citizens of the small town of Lynn, Massachusetts:…

Date: 1920?
Description: Photo shows an unidentified park (Lynn Woods?) in the City of Lynn, Massachusetts. There is a road running through the picture with water in the foreground and woods in the background.

Date: ca. 1930?
Description: Howland Park is the site of Swampscott's World War II memorial. The memorial is named in honor of Raymond L. Howland (1895-1918), who died during WW I.

Date: 1936
Description: 58 Salem Street, Reading, MA, 01867

Date: [1990-1999]
Description: 58 Salem Street, Reading, MA, 01867

Date: [1935-1955]
Description: "Drop anchor at Sailor Tom's. Route 28 Reading, MAss-12 miles north of Boston. Food you like at prices you like to pay. Glad you came folks. Hope you will come again. Thanks a million. …

Date: [1935-1955]
Description: "Sailor Tom's village old mill stream and wishing pool. Sailor Tom's. Main and Franklin streets Route 28 Reading, Mass."

Date: [1935-1955]
Description: "Navy yard rock garden and miniature city at Sailor Tom's. Main and Franklin streets Route 28 Reading, Mass."

Creator: Melrose Camera Club (Melrose, Mass.)
Date: 1947
Description: Original image from the Melrose Camera Club Photo Album

Creator: Melrose Camera Club (Melrose, Mass.)
Date: 1947
Description: Original image from the Melrose Camera Club Photo Album