Browse Items (51 total)

  • Subject contains "Monuments"

mld13_frontcover.jpg
Date: ca. 1909
Description: "Now known as Veterans' Memorial Common, Wakefield's Upper Common was once the original public land created by the Town's early settlers in 1741. The Soldiers and Sailors Civil War Monument, at the…[More]

mld12_backcover.jpg
Date: ca. 1905
Description: "The upper Common, pictured shortly after the dedication of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument which occurred in 1902. Before the Town received a bequest from Cornelius Sweetser of $10,000 which…[More]

mld88inside_cover-rockery.jpg
Description: Photo courtesy of the Payro family and Louis Picardi.;"Lucius Beebe, author of 'Boston and the Boston Legend' and 'High Iron', a book about railroads, penned an article for the 1939 issue of 'House…[More]

mld06_frontcover.jpg
Date: ca. 1926
Description: "The Hiker Monument and Rockery, a memorial to the men who fought in the Spanish-American War, was dedicated at the rockery on Columbus Day, October 12, 1926. The monument was erected after a Town…[More]

walsh_postcard60.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield Common with the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial, erected in 1902 to commemorate Wakefield's Civil War casualties, in the background.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard122.jpg
Date: 1909
Description: Postcard shows the Congregational Church on the west side of Wakefield Common. The granite church, built in 1892, was the fourth church on the site. It was destroyed by fire in 1909. A new church of…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard115.jpg
Date: 1913
Description: Postcard shows a view of the Common looking east up Church Street, which becomes Salem Street at the point where the houses are visible (the intersection with Main Street). In the center on Main…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard112.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield Common with the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial, erected in 1902 to commemorate Wakefield's Civil War casualties. The band stand is visible in the background.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

walsh_postcard109.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view of Wakefield Common with the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial, erected in 1902 to commemorate Wakefield's Civil War casualties.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

postcard7.jpg
Description: Postcard shows the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial on the lower common, erected in 1902 to commemorate Wakefield's Civil War casualties.
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

postcard54.jpg
Date: [1920-1929?]
Description: Postcard shows the Rockery on Main Street, looking north. The statue known as "The Hiker", by Theo Alice Ruggles Kitson, was dedicated on October 12, 1926 in honor of Wakefield citizens who took part…[More]
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

digitalphoto2009-yale-tomb1.jpg
Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-
Date: 05-15-2009
Description: Photos show views of the Yale family plot in Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue. The plot is located east of White Ash Avenue between Spruce Avenue and Magnolia Path in the northeast corner of the…

digitalphoto2009-spalding-tomb1.jpg
Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-
Date: 05-15-2009
Description: Photos show views of the Spaulding gravestone in Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue. The plot is located on the southern side of the point at the extreme eastern end of the cemetery.

digitalphoto2009-boit-tomb1.jpg
Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-
Date: 05-15-2009
Description: Photos show views of the gravestone of Elizabeth Boit in Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue. The plot is located near "Rainbow Path" at the northern end of the cemetery.

digitalphoto2009-bayrd-tomb1.jpg
Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-
Date: 05-15-2009
Description: Photos show views of the Bayrd family plot in Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue. The plot is located at the corner of Chestnut Avenue and Catalpa Avenue near the center of the cemetery.

digitalphoto2008temple-israel-cemetery1.jpg
Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-
Date: 06-30-2008
Description: Photos show views of the Jewish cemetery located on the western shore of Lake Quannpowitt, just south of Lakeside cemetery between Beacon Street and Lakeside Avenue. The cemetery was established in…[More]

digitalphoto2008solon-richardson-tomb1.jpg
Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-
Date: 11-02-2008
Description: Photos show views of the tomb of Solon O. Richardson II and his wife Abbie in Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue. The plot with its red granite obelisk is located on the north side of "Beech Avenue",…[More]

digitalphoto2008rockery1.jpg
Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-
Date: 04-25-2008
Description: Photos show views of the Rockery in the middle of Main Street at the intersection of Crescent Street. The Rockery was contructed to beautify the area in the 1880s, and at the time was often called…[More]

digitalphoto2008deadman-tomb1.jpg
Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-
Date: 07-15-2008
Description: Photos show views of the Deadman tomb in Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue. The tomb is located on "Oak Avenue" opposite "Beech Avenue" near the lakeshore at the southeast corner of the cemetery.[More]

digitalphoto2008cyrus-wakefield-tomb1.jpg
Creator: Klapes, Jeffrey M., 1964-
Date: 10-26-2008
Description: Photos show views of the tomb of Cyrus Wakefield and his wife Eliza in Lakeside Cemetery on North Avenue. The plot with its red granite tomb is located at plot #109 on the east side of "Maple…[More]