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No. 10275: Gibson School on School Street
Postcard #10275

Scanned from Dorchester. Images of America series. By Anthony Mitchell Sammarco. Arcadia Publishing, 1995, p. 85 The Christopher Gibson School was built on School Street and named for an early settlerof Dorchester who had left a bequest to the town to benefit the schools. Designed by Boston architect Gridley J. Fox Bryant, this Italianate school was in marked contrast to the one-rroom schoolhouse of a generation earlier.

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Created: January 3, 2009   Modified: April 12, 2011