Browse Items (110 total)

  • Coverage contains "Main Street (Wakefield, Mass.)"

walsh_postcard26.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view of the east side of Main Street, between Centre and Princess Streets.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard183.jpg
Description: Postcard shows the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library after opening in 1922.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard31.jpg
Date: [1960-1969?]
Description: Postcard shows a view of the west side of Main Street looking north from the intersection of Main and Lincoln Streets. The Woolworth store is visible in the Richardson Block at the left. Further up…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

postcard50.jpg
Date: [1970-1979?]
Description: Postcard shows the large "Paul Revere bell", formerly on display at the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library. The bell is famous in town because it was made by the firm of Paul Revere. The work was probably…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard25.jpg
Date: [1960-1969?]
Description: Postcard shows a view of the west side of Main Street from the corner of Main and Lincoln Streets. To the right of the J.J. Newberry store is the Colonial Spa. In the middle, on the corner of Main and…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

mld13_november.jpg
Date: ca. 1920
Description: "The Abraham Sweetser house, at left, was the first home of Cyrus Wakefield. The house was built in the early 1800s by Sweetser himself, probably on land owned by his father, Paul Sweetser, a man who…[More]

mld16_april.jpg
Date: 1902
Description: "The success of the street railway system led to double-tracking of the rails from downtown Wakefield to Melrose in 1901, and on Albion Street in 1902. According to news reports, the double-tracking…[More]

digitalphoto2008civic-center1.jpg
Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-
Date: 07-08-2008
Description: Photos show the former Massachusetts state armory building located at 467 Main Street on the west side of the street at the corner of Armory Street. The neoclassical building was dedicated on January…[More]

mld13_december1.jpg
Date: 12-1971
Description: "Wakefield High School's Atwell Building on Main Street was gutted by a multi-million dollar fire which was first noticed by a passing call firefighter at 8:23 p.m. on Sunday, December 12, 1971.…[More]

walsh_postcard34.jpg
Description: Postcard shows the Wakefield National Bank building, at the corner of Main and Chestnut Streets. The location is now occupied by the Wakefield Savings Bank.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard36.jpg
Date: ca. 1910
Description: Postcard shows the Wakefield National Bank building, at the corner of Main and Chestnut Streets. The location is now occupied by the Wakefield Savings Bank. To the right is the 1895 Odd Fellows…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard184.jpg
Date: [1920-1929?]
Description: Postcard shows the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library after opening in 1922.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard35.jpg
Description: Postcard shows the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library after opening in 1922.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

postcard2.jpg
Description: Postcard shows the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library during construction. the new library opened in 1922.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

digitalphoto2008306-main-street1.jpg
Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-
Date: 06-27-2008
Description: Photos show views of the building located at 306 Main Street on the east side of the street at the corner of Crescent Street. The building also incorporates 1 Crescent Street. It was originally…

digitalphoto2008310-main-street1.jpg
Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-
Date: 06-27-2008
Description: Photos show views of the building located at 310 Main Street on the east side of the street facing the Rockery. The south side is painted brick. It is currently used for professional offices.

mld89_insidefront1.jpg
Date: 1890
Description: Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 1989

mld13_may.jpg
Date: 05-01-1924
Description: "Once the site of the Town's fist church and meeting house, the land at the corner of Main and Chestnut Streets was also home to another landmark, Bessey Stable, until the structure was razed to make…[More]

mld93_insideback.jpg
Date: ca. 1860-1869
Description: Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 1993