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  • Subject contains "Wakefield Mansion (Wakefield, Mass.)"

Description: "Cyrus Wakefield, the man for whom the town was named in 1868, built the imposing house, known as the Wakefield Mansion, in 1863. The mansion was built next to the first house Cyrus and Eliza…

Date: 1893
Description: "The mansion of the late Cyrus Wakefield, at the site of the present Junior High and Atwell Schools, was decorated on July 1, 1893, to mark the 25th anniversary of the town's name change from South…[More]

Date: 1886
Description: "This view from the mansion of Cyrus Wakefield, looks south toward Crystal Lake. The grounds were said to have been as magnificent as the house. Cyrus Wakefield purchased an estate in South Reading…[More]

Description: "The Cyrus Wakefield Mansion was located on Main Street where the Wakefield Jr. High and Atwell Schools now stand. Cyrus Wakefield was instrumental in bringing the rattan industry to the town (then…[More]

Date: 1882
Description: Image is a portion of a drawn aerial map showing the Cyrus Wakefield estate once located on Main Street on the site of the present Galvin Middle School. The mansion was sited approximately opposite…[More]

Date: [1874]
Description: Image is a portion of a map showing the Cyrus Wakefield estate once located on Main Street on the site of the present Galvin Middle School. The mansion was sited approximately opposite Richardson…