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  • Subject contains "Wakefield, Cyrus, 1811-1873"

wakefield-estate2.jpg
Date: 1882
Description: Image is a portion of a drawn aerial map showing the Cyrus Wakefield estate once located on Main Street on the site of the present Galvin Middle School. The mansion was sited approximately opposite…[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]

mld99_october.jpg
Date: 1886
Description: "This view from the mansion of Cyrus Wakefield, looks south toward Crystal Lake. The grounds were said to have been as magnificent as the house. Cyrus Wakefield purchased an estate in South Reading…[More]

walsh_postcard165.jpg
Description: Postcard shows a view of the Cyrus Wakefield mansion once located on Main Street on the site of the present Galvin Middle School. The mansion was sited approximately opposite Richardson Street, on…
Collection: Wakefield Postcards

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]

mld89_march.jpg
Description: "Lucius Beebe,immortalized in Wakefield history by the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library, was active in the town, both politically and personally, for the 32 years he resided in the community. Born in…[More]

wakefield-estate1.jpg
Date: [1874]
Description: Image is a portion of a map showing the Cyrus Wakefield estate once located on Main Street on the site of the present Galvin Middle School. The mansion was sited approximately opposite Richardson…

mld91_frontcover.jpg
Date: 1893
Description: "The mansion of the late Cyrus Wakefield, at the site of the present Junior High and Atwell Schools, was decorated on July 1, 1893, to mark the 25th anniversary of the town's name change from South…[More]