Browse Items (6 total)

  • Coverage contains "Monument Avenue (Swampscott, Mass.)"

hou3.jpg
Date: 1910
Description: Elihu Thomson, the founder of General Electric, came to the area in order to electrify the shoe factories in Lynn, Mass. This Georgian Revival house, built in 1889, had a a finely detailed exterior…[More]
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

hou29.jpg
Date: 1923
Description: View from the street of the Erickson Estate after a snowfall. The "Top-O'the Bluff" can be seen in the background.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

vtm10.jpg
Date: 1921
Description: Close up view of the Swampscott World War I memorial, a bronze plaque affixed to a large rock at the inersection of Burrill Street and Monument Avenue. The Chick and Ericson estates can be seen in…[More]

m1.jpg
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.

huw3.jpg
Date: 1914
Description: This photo shows a view of Humphrey Street with trolley tracks and a trolley car coming down the street. 2 horse drawn wagons are shown on either side of the street.

huw2.jpg
Date: 1914
Description: This photo is facing east, showing a close up of the Civil War Monument, sometimes known as the Soldier's and Sailor's Monument, in the center.