Browse Items (15 total)

  • Subject contains "City halls"

OldTownHall.jpg
Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: 1929

walsh_postcard13.jpg
Date: ca. 1907
Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield Town Hall, completed in 1871. The land and funds for the building were donated by industrialist Cyrus Wakefield, for whom the town is named. The building was…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard14.jpg
Date: ca. 1910
Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield Town Hall, completed in 1871. The land and funds for the building were donated by industrialist Cyrus Wakefield, for whom the town is named. The building was…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard15.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield Town Hall, completed in 1871. The land and funds for the building were donated by industrialist Cyrus Wakefield, for whom the town is named. The building was…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard16.jpg
Date: ca. 1911
Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield Town Hall, completed in 1871. The land and funds for the building were donated by industrialist Cyrus Wakefield, for whom the town is named. The building was…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard58.jpg
Date: ca. 1971
Description: Postcard shows the Town Hall on Wakefield Common at Lafayette Street. Built in 1871, the building was used as the town's high school until 1937, when it was remodeled as part of a WPA project for…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard9.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield Town Hall, completed in 1871. The land and funds for the building were donated by industrialist Cyrus Wakefield, for whom the town is named. The building was…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

mld87_march.jpg
Description: "Wakefield has a rich history, peppered with an immense variety of facts and figures unique only to the community. Wakefield, as we know it today, was not always 'Wakefield', rather it has been known…[More]

mld89_february.jpg
Description: "Although not born on South Reading soil, Cyrus Wakefield has become the unofficial 'father' of the town which eventually bore his name. Born in Roxbury, New Hampshire on February 14, 1811, he was…[More]

mld95_october.jpg
Date: ca. 1900
Description: "Wakefield's Town Hall (pictured decorated for a Masonic party) was located at the corner of Main Street and Water Street. The gift of the land and money for the building was presented to the Town in…[More]

mld99_february.jpg
Date: ca. 1947
Description: "The Wakefield Town Hall, dedicated on February 22, 1871, was the result of a community's desire to honor its citizens who answered the call to arms during the Civil War. Four years earlier, in 1867,…[More]

MLD93front.jpg
Date: 12-25-1897
Description: "Now known as the William J. Lee Memorial Town Hall, the Lafayette Building was built in the early 1870's after townspeople agreed that a new high school was needed to replace the existing one on…[More]

mld92_frontcover.jpg
Date: 1927
Description: "In 1867, Cyrus Wakefield presented a donation of $30,000 and a building lot to the town to build a soldiers memorial hall. As a result, the Wakefield Town Hall was built at the corner of Main and…[More]

mld01_frontcover.jpg
Date: ca. 1893
Description: "Cyrus Wakefield, for whom the Town is named, generously donated land and money to build a Town Hall and a fitting monument to South Reading soldiers. Because of his generosity and his service to the…[More]

mld17_frontcover.jpg
Date: 1870-1879
Description: "The new Town Hall was built on the former Noah Smith lot, at the corner of Main and Water Streets. The land and $30,000 were donated by Cyrus Wakefield in 1868 to build a soldiers' monument or…[More]