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Search results: Mary Jane Safford Blake, Percival Street
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Mary Jane Safford Blake
Percival Street has significant historical associations with Dorchester native Dr. Mary Jane Safford-Blake. Safford-Blake was among the first, if not the first women gynecologists in this country. She...
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This Old House, the Eliza Clapp House
6 Percival. Percival leads directly off Meeting House Hill before St. Peters Church. The street was named for Captain John Percival ("Mad Jack"), commander of the USS Constitution. His house stood...
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St. Peter's Church
St. Peter's Church In 1858 Miss Elizabeth Higgins and Miss Margaret Sullivan, later Mrs. James Brick, started a small Sunday-School under the auspices of SS. Peter and Paul's Church, South Boston,...
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St. Ambrose
St. Ambrose's parish was created on December 7, 1914, from the southeastern part of St. Peter's territory with Father John H. Harrigan as pastor. The large Gothic Revival church was built in 1920 and...
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Landmarks Description Meeting House Hill
Meeting House Hill AREA FORM from Boston Landmarks Commission prepared as part of 1994 Survey of Dorchester. Dated March, 1995 and recorded by Edward W. Gordon. [Note: this reproduction of the...
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Landmarks Description St. Ambrose/Fields Corner East
St. Ambrose, Fields Corner East AREA FORM from Boston Landmarks Commission prepared as part of 1994 Survey of Dorchester. Dated March, 1995 and recorded by Edward W. Gordon. [Note: this reproduction...
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Notable Dorchester Women
Preliminary notes by Carolyn Hughes for the study of the history of women in Dorchester. Preliminary List of Notable Women of Dorchester A. Finding African American Families in Dorchester 1....
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Mt. Ida
Mt. Ida Correspondence to the Editor of the Dorchester Beacon, Nov. 18, 1916 Editor of the Beacon:-- In the passing of the old Capen estate on Percival Street, ?Mt. Ida,? the deed of which went...
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Huebener Brick no. 16, Thaddeus Mason Harris Manson
Known as Mount Ida, this was built in 1793 at the summit of Bird?s Hill, just west of Meeting House Hill. The house was owned by Rev. Thaddeus Mason Harris who sold it in 1840. It became the home of...
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DIOTD, July 2, 2008 St. Ambrose Church
Dorchester Illustration of the Day no. 858 Thank you to everyone who responded to yesterday?s queries, summed up as follows: Hart Hospital ? 1) probably the person meant the Harley Hospital, which...
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