Browse Items (20 total)

  • Subject contains "Boathouses"

mld05_april.jpg
Date: ca. 1906
Description: "Ice harvesting on both Lake Quannapowitt and Crystal Lake was a large part of Wakefield's winter scene, starting in the mid-1800s and continuing until the 1940s. According to a lecture given by Town…[More]

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

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]

walsh_postcard72.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view of boaters and the boathouse at the end of Lake Street on the southern shore of Lake Quannapowitt.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard66.jpg
Date: ca. 1907
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

walsh_postcard73.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view looking east of boaters and the boathouse at the end of Lake Street on the southern shore of Lake Quannapowitt.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard74.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view looking west from Main Street toward the boathouse at the end of Lake Street on the southern shore of Lake Quannapowitt.;"Looking toward the old Boat House before it was torn…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard100.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view from the eastern shore of Lake Quannapowitt toward the Common.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard77.jpg
Date: ca. 1909
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

mld06_june.jpg
Date: ca. 1899
Description: "According to Town of Wakefield Polls and Estate Tax records of the 1890s, Rosson's Boat Livery was located at 19 Lowell Street at the head of the Lake. Although the 20-acre lakefront property was…[More]

mld88_august.jpg
Description: "Lake Quannapowitt and all its beauty has been the source of recreation for several generations of Wakefield residents. The bandstand was the scene of many concerts and the lake and her shore provided…[More]

walsh_postcard71.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

mld09_august.jpg
Date: 1905
Description: "During the first half of the last century, Lake Quannapowitt hosted regattas, motorboat and sailboat races, and other events both in the water and along the shore. The Lake was equipped with a wharf…[More]

walsh_postcard76.jpg
Date: ca. 1915
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_postcard80.jpg
Date: 1919
Description: Postcard shows a view of the boathouse at the end of Lake Street on the southern shore of Lake Quannapowitt.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

mld13_backcover.jpg
Date: 1897
Description: The original Wiley's Boathouse was located at the end of Spaulding Street in 1872, facing west in Hartshorne's cove. In 1887, Will Wiley built another boathouse at the end of Lake Avenue right on the…[More]

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Date: 1905
Description: "Wiley's Boathouse was built at the end of Spaulding Street in 1872, facing west in Hartshorne's cove. Many years later, in 1887, Will Wiley built another boathouse at the end of Lake Avenue right on…[More]

mld16_august.jpg
Date: 1893
Description: "The lakeshore on Main Street was not part of the town's common land before 1885; rather, the southeast corner of Lake Quannapowitt and Main Street was dotted with buildings, such as John Aborn's Shoe…[More]