Browse Items (70 total)

  • Coverage contains "Quannapowitt, Lake (Mass.)"

walsh_postcard88.jpg
Date: [1940-1949?]
Description: Postcard shows a view looking north from the Common across Lake Quannapowitt.;"The beautiful lake named for a local Indian chief is popular for bathing, boating, and skating." -- Text from back of…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard90.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view of an unidentified spot on the shore of Lake Quannapowitt.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard84.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view northeast from the Congregational Church tower towards Main Street.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard75.jpg
Date: ca. 1910
Description: Postcard shows a view looking west from Main Street across the Common toward the boathouse at the end of Lake Street on the southern shore of Lake Quannapowitt.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard94.jpg
Date: 1915
Description: Postcard shows a view looking southwest from Main Street across the Common toward the boathouse at the end of Lake Street on the southern shore of Lake Quannapowitt. The spires of the Congregational…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard99.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view of the eastern shore of Lake Quannapowitt.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

MLD0696.jpg
Date: 1940
Description: "During the 1930's and 1940's many varied public works and construction projects were completed by the WPA (Works Progress Administration) within the Town of Wakefield. These projects ranged from the…[More]

walsh_postcard93.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view of Beebe Cove on the east shore of Lake Quannapowitt.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard96.jpg
Date: 1936
Description: Postcard shows a view looking south towards the Common from Beebe Cove on the east shore of Lake Quannapowitt.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard65.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view of Wiley's boathouse at the end of Lake Street on the southern shore of Lake Quannapowitt.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

mld11_january.jpg
Date: ca. 1910
Description: "Taken on Cowdrey Hill on Prospect Street, this circa 1910 photo captures the ice cutting operations probably conducted by the Peoples Ice Company, which had six ice houses at Hall's Park at the upper…[More]

walsh_postcard64.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view from Main Street looking west over the southern shore of Lake Quannapowitt. The Wiley boathouse and ice houses are visible in the background.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard67.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view of Wiley's boathouse and the ice houses at the end of Lake Street on the southern shore of Lake Quannapowitt.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

mld93_july.jpg
Description: "In 1872, Albert S. Wiley established a one-story boathouse at the end of Spaulding Street to accommodate the many boaters who enjoyed sailing, rowing and canoeing on Lake Quannapowitt. In 1887, the…[More]

mld11_july.jpg
Date: 1887
Description: "The country's first Independence Day celebration took place on July 4, 1777, and by the early 1800s, the traditions of parades, picnics, and fireworks were established as the way to celebrate. The…[More]

Then_now_2011_Emma_Kraus_1.jpg
Creator: Kraus, Emma
Date: 2011
Description: Original photo of south shore of Lake Quannapowitt. Current photo taken by Emma Kraus, 2011.

Then_now_2011_Emma_Kraus_2.jpg
Creator: Kraus, Emma
Date: 2011
Description: Original photo of south shore of Lake Quannapowitt with dock. Current photo taken by Emma Kraus, 2011.

postcard3.jpg
Date: ca. 1907
Description: Postcard shows a view of Lake Quannapowitt, and the upper common, including the bandstand, looking north from the corner of Main and Pearl Streets.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

postcard6.jpg
Date: ca. 1906
Description: Postcard shows Wiley's boat house on the shore of Lake Quannpowitt on Wakefield Common at the end of Spaulding Street.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards