The mills on the Neponset River have been referred to as the precursor to the American Industrial Revolution. Manufacturing, which grew to satisfy the needs of the population, was given a boost by the trade embargo enacted in 1807. Without goods from England and France in the market, domestic industries grew to satisfy demand.

E. S. Davis

E.S. Davis Leading Business Men of Back Bay, South End, Boston Hghlands, Jamaica Plain and Dorchester.  ...
Frost Coal

Frost Coal

    George H. Frost was born in 1824.  He married Olive C. Pond in 1845. Their son George E. Frost was ...