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No. 459: Henry L. Pierce School
Postcard #459

Illustration in: Good Old Dorchester / William Dana Orcutt. Cambridge, 1893.

 This school was located at the corner of Washington Street and Welles Avenue where the Codman Square branch of the Boston Public Library now stands. The first house on this site was the Welles mansion, the main house on the estate that later became the Ashmont Hill neighborhood.
Map: Scan of detail from 1918 Bromley atlas map.
Modern image: Scan of photo taken in 2001.
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Created: December 31, 2003   Modified: December 31, 2003