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  • Coverage contains "Massachusetts -- Essex (county) -- Swampscott"

m5.jpg
Date: 1921
Description: "The Franklin motor car was invented by the engineer John Wilkinson and manufactured by the industrialist H. H. Franklin and marketed under his name. The Franklin was one of the most innovative motor…[More]

bb11.jpg
Date: 1900?
Description: Exterior view of the A.G. Potter Wood and Paper Box company with male and female workers standing on the steps in front of the building.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

ch15.jpg
Date: 1890
Description: The First United Church was built in the late 1800's. This church was the composite of two churches, the Bethany Baptist Church and the First Christian Church ... In May of 1913, for their mutual…[More]
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

hou27.jpg
Date: 1940?
Description: View of "Shorty" Shaw's home at the rear of Jack's Spa on Humphrey Street. This location is now the site of the Chaisson's Cove Condominiums.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

hou7.jpg
Date: 1900?
Description: Distant exterior view of the "Top-o'-the Bluff" on Outlook Road
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

gg15.jpg
Date: 1939?
Description: Photo shows the rear of the residence of Mr. and Mr. A. E. Little, owners and operators of the General Glover Inn. View shows the terrace from the vantage of the gift shop.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

gg14.jpg
Date: 1939?
Description: Photo shows the terrace of the residence of Mr. and Mr. A. E. Little, owners and operators of the General Glover Inn. View shows main entrance to the General Glover Inn.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

v6.jpg
Date: 1950?
Description: Aerial view looking Northeast across Swampscott from the ocean. King's Beach is on the left and Blaney Beach is on the right with Humphrey Street running alongside.

p6.jpg
Date: 1895?
Description: Alonzo Carey stands on Fishermen's (?) Beach in front of a lobster trap

vtm4.jpg
Date: 1926
Description: Participants in the American Legion parade of 1926 pose in costume

ch10.jpg
Date: 1930?
Description: The Andrews Chapel was built in 1923 in memory of Isaac H. Andrews through a bequest to the Board of Selectman from his wife Ellen E. Andrews. Mr. Andrews had served as a town assessor and on the…[More]
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

ch7.jpg
Date: 1930?
Description: The Andrews Chapel was built in 1923 in memory of Isaac H. Andrews through a bequest to the Board of Selectman from his wife Ellen E. Andrews. Mr. Andrews had served as a town assessor and on the…[More]
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

ch8.jpg
Date: 1930?
Description: The Andrews Chapel was built in 1923 in memory of Isaac H. Andrews through a bequest to the Board of Selectman from his wife Ellen E. Andrews. Mr. Andrews had served as a town assessor and on the…[More]
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

ch9.jpg
Date: 1930?
Description: The Andrews Chapel was built in 1923 in memory of Isaac H. Andrews through a bequest to the Board of Selectman from his wife Ellen E. Andrews. Mr. Andrews had served as a town assessor and on the…[More]
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

vtm14a.jpg
Date: 1928
Description: Architectural drawing showing plans for a proposed town hall to be built as a memorial to Swampscott's soldiers

vtm14b.jpg
Date: 1928
Description: Architectural drawing showing plans for a proposed town hall to be built as a memorial to Swampscott's soldiers

m2.jpg
Date: 1931
Description: A crowd observes Armistice Day (Veterans' Day) in Swampscott on November 11, 1931, commemorating the anniversary of the end of World War I in 1918. The town's memorial to World War I veterans is…[More]

sts2.jpg
Date: 1921
Description: Drivers sit in sleek, shiny cars parked side-by-side during a local car show.

v7.jpg
Date: 1885?
Description: Benjamin Martin and his son and an unidentified man pose with a lapstrake sailboat on Blaney beach.--from Images of America : Swampscott, Turino and Mathias, 1996

h10.jpg
Date: 1900?
Description: The Lincoln House was built by S.H. Wardwell at the western end of Phillips Point and run for many years by the Wardwell brothers."--from Images of America : Swampscott, Turino and Mathias, 1996.[More]
Collection: Swampscott Buildings