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Search results: Norfolk County, 1850, Walling
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Schools in 1850
Schools from Dorchester and Milton Business Directory, and Almanac for 1850 and verified on the 1850 Eaton Map Grammar Schools Everett School Location: Sumner Street Teacher: Elwell...
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Whiting Map of 1850
You may view this map at the Boston Public Library Norman B. Leventhal Map Center
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1858 Map of Norfolk County
Map of the county of Norfolk, Massachusetts H.F. Walling Published by Smith & Bumstead, Boston and New York You may view this map online at
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Dorchester Maps Note: if the quality of these maps is too low for your use, please get in touch. We have better quality images, but the digital files are larger than we feel comfortable putting on the...
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Dorchester High School
"In 1850 the subject of a high school was again agitated, --this time with more success. One hundred and eighty-three tax-payers of the town signed a petition asking the school committee 'to recommend...
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Stoughton School
The only surviving school-house from among those built in the 1850s and 1860s and the oldest surviving wooden school-house in Boston. In 1803 John Capen, Jr., gave the land on River Street to build a...
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Lucy Stone, 1818-1893
The home of Lucy Stone and her husband Henry Blackwell and their daughter Alice Stone Blackwell was located on Boutwell Street on Pope's Hill. Indeed they named the seventeen-room house Pope's Hill after...
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S.S. Putnam & Company
The Putnam Nail company began the manufacture of curtain fixtures, horseshoe nails and other types of hardware at Neponset in 1859. In 1860 thirty-three tons of horseshoe nails were manufactured during...
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Town History
Settled by passengers from the Mary and John about June 1, 1630, Dorchester originally was one of the largest towns in the Massachusetts Bay Colony and included South Boston, Hyde Park, Milton, Wrentham,...
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Edward Everett
Edward Everett (1794-1865), was an American statesman, educator, and orator, born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, and educated at Harvard University and the University of Gottingen, Germany. Everett was...
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