Browse Items (15 total)

  • Subject contains "Bandstands"

mld16_insidebackcover.jpg
Date: ca. 1890
Description: "The Park Music Pavilion, referred to as the Pagoda, now the Bandstand, was built in 1885 as part of a $10,000 bequest from Cornelius Sweetser which provided money for park purposes. The bandstand 'of…[More]

mld15_june.jpg
Date: 1894
Description: "Wakefield Park, known as the Common, was the site of sporting, social and musical events on Settlers' Day, May 28th, the second of three consecutive days set aside to celebrate the Town's 250th…[More]

mld87_july-1.jpg
Description: "Since the mid-1800s, Wakefield has been a residential suburb within commuting distance to Boston. In 1845 when the Boston & Maine railroad completed its Boston to Wilmington line, the community and…[More]

MLD98front.jpg
Date: ca. 1895
Description: "The Bandstand on Wakefield's lower Common was built in 1885 in response to a national beautification movement to raise standards for architecture and public space in America. It was built as part of…[More]

mld_87-front.jpg
Description: Image from the Wakefield Municipal Gas and Light Department annual calendar, 1987

walsh_postcard108.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view of the bandstand on the Common, built in 1885 at a cost of $2,500 as a replacement for an earlier wooden bandstand. The new bandstand was also known as the Pagoda and the Music…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard107.jpg
Date: 1921
Description: Postcard shows a view of the bandstand on the Common, built in 1885 at a cost of $2,500 as a replacement for an earlier wooden bandstand. The new bandstand was also known as the Pagoda and the Music…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard106.jpg
Date: 1938
Description: Postcard shows a view of the bandstand on the Common, built in 1885 at a cost of $2,500 as a replacement for an earlier wooden bandstand. The new bandstand was also known as the Pagoda and the Music…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard104.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view of the bandstand on the Common, built in 1885 at a cost of $2,500 as a replacement for an earlier wooden bandstand. The new band stand was also known as the Pagoda and the Music…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard102.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view of the bandstand on the Common, built in 1885 at a cost of $2,500 as a replacement for an earlier wooden bandstand. The new bandstand was also known as the Pagoda and the Music…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

postcard10.jpg
Description: Postcard shows Wakefield Common and the bandstand looking north from Church Street toward Lake Quannapowitt.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

old_band_stand.jpg
Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1947

digitalphoto2008bandstand1.jpg
Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-
Date: 07-07-2008
Description: Photos show views of the bandstand on the Lower Common in Wakefield. The wood and granite structure was built in 1885 from a $10,000 bequest Cornelius Sweetser donated to the town for park…