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  • Subject contains "Architecture, Domestic"

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Creator: Conner, Susan
Date: 06-11-2020
Description: Swampscott Historical Society President Molly Conner shares some of the history of the Humphrey House, which dates back to 1637 and was built by Sir John Humphrey, Deputy Governor of the Massachusetts…[More]

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Date: 1900?
Description: Front exterior view of the Gerould's home from the street.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

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Date: 1885
Description: Exterior view of the front and side of Deacon Richardson House. A man stands at the gate looking toward the house. The Richardson House was later known as the Stanley House?
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

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

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Date: 1903
Description: Front exterior view of the Blaney House on Humphrey Street.;The Blaney House was built in 1641 by Capt. Ralph King and later sold to the Blaney Family. The site is now used for commercial purposes.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

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Date: 1921
Description: "Mary Baker Eddy, then Mary M. Patterson, to use her pen name of those years, had found a hospitable resting place during the late fall, winter, and early spring of 1865 - 1866 in the comfortable…[More]
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

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Date: 1924
Description: View from the side of the Burrill House on Burrill Street at Essex Street.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

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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

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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

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Date: 1928
Description: View looking up the walk and through the gardens toward Graystone Hall.;Graystone Hall, home of Herbert E. Gale, was built between 1916 and 1920 on land that previously was part of the Lodge Estate. …[More]
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

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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

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Date: 1950
Description: View of homes at Humphrey Street and Greenwood Avenue.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

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Date: 1946
Description: View along a quiet residential section of Burrill Street.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

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Date: 1890
Description: Side view of the Weeks home on Humphrey Street after a snow fall.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

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Date: 1890
Description: View of the Stephen Wardwell home at 174 Humphrey Street. This home now serves as the rectory for St. John's parish.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

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Date: 1922
Description: View of the George Newhall home on Spring Court.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

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Date: 1921
Description: View of a residence on Outlook Road.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

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Date: 1937
Description: View looking up the walkway toward the front of the Collins house, as stately home, on Rock Avenue.
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

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Date: 1940
Description: Also known as the Mudge House, this home was located in the historic Olmstead area of Swampscott on Monument Avenue (Swampscott Historical Commission). The house was razed in 1954/55. Present site…[More]
Collection: Swampscott Buildings

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Date: 1925
Description: "One of the Stick-style survivors found at Beach Bluff" (Swampscott Historical Commission)
Collection: Swampscott Buildings