William G. Walsh Playground

William G. Walsh Playground

William G. Walsh Playground The William G. Walsh Playground at Washington Street and Clancy Street was dedicated in his honor in 1951. See The Boston Globe, May 12, 1951. No. 22712 William Gary Walsh William Gary Walsh – Gunnery Sergeant, United States Marine Corps...
Charles Barnard Fox, 1833-1895

Charles Barnard Fox, 1833-1895

Charles Barnard Fox, 1833-1895 Fox lived at 231 Fuller Street. No. 22711 Colonel Charles Barnard Fox from http://foresthillstrust.blogspot.com/2010/11/colonel-charles-barnard-fox.html With the sensationalism garnered in the movie “Glory,” we reveled in the drama and...
Bear Dens

Bear Dens

Bear Dens No. 2761 Postcard. Caption on front: Bear Dens, Zoological Gardens, Franklin Park, Boston, Mass. Postmarked Jul 14, 1915 with one cent stamp. On verso: Mfd. by Tichnor Bros., Inc., Boston, Mass. The Bear Dens at Zoological Gardens, Franklin Park. The zoo is...
Sheep in Franklin Park

Sheep in Franklin Park

Sheep in Franklin Park No. 2760 Postcard. Caption on front: Sheep in Franklin Park. Postmarked Boston Circuit R.P.O. July 27, 1910 with one-cent stamp.
Elephants

Elephants

Elephants No. 2747 Postcard. Caption on front: Elephants (Mollie, Waddy & Tony) at Zoo, Franklin Park, Boston, Mass. Postally unused. On verso: D & D.