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No. 360: Lawleys from Tenean Beach
Postcard #360

Postcard. Caption on front: Lawleys from Tenean Beach, Dorchester, Mass. Postmarked Boston, Mass. Nov. 5, 1918?. With one cent stamp. On verso: The Royal Blue card Pub. by Putnam Art Co., Grove Hall, Boston.

 Port Norfolk was home to many commercial and industrial businesses. In the early 20th century, the Lawley Shipyard operated there. In the 19th century, the Putnam Nail Company was on the same spot. Today Thomas Marine has the Port. Other businesses operated around the side of the peninsula such as the A.T. Stearns Lumber Company and the Frost Coal Company.
Map: Scan of detail from 1918 Bromley atlas.
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Created: July 26, 2003   Modified: July 26, 2003