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No. 14645: View from River Street toward Pierce Square
Postcard #14645

Dorchester Illustration no. 2155

Postcard Realphoto. Caption on front: River St. Postmark: Dec. 6, 1911.

Anthony Sammarco in his book Dorchester Then and Now dates the view as 1895 and says the stores along Washington Street are, from right to left, Miss Cooks Creamery & Bakery, the Badlam Cabinetmaking shop (later Talbot), the large John C. Talbot grocery store, and Clay Meat Market. Today (2005), a Lil Peach store, Spukies n Pizza, and a parking lot occupy this site.

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Created: July 13, 2014   Modified: July 13, 2014