Dorchester Illustration no. 2156
Postcard. Caption on front: It certainly pays to stop in Dorchester, Mass. I'll give you her address. Postmarked Dec. 16, 1914 with one-cent stamp.
The senders of the card (Frances and Herbert) seem to have written their own...
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...
Dorchester Illustration no. 2145
Pierce and Adams-Street Mill 1899
Photograph of the mill buildings of the Baker Chocolate company on the east side of Adams Street from article Some Notes on the Food Value of Cocoa and Chocolate, Harper's Weekly, 1899. The Adams-Street Mill is...
Saturday, May 10 1 pm- 2:30 pm
Sweet History Stroll along the Neponset River
Meet at the public parking lot in Milton Lower Mills, beside the Milton Yacht Club at 36 Wharf Street in Milton.
Parking is limited at the parking lot next to the Yacht Club, but there is street parking on Adams Street. Public transportation is encouraged via the Milton Station of the MBTA Mattapan High Speed Line.
For more info,...
April 27, 2014. 2 pm Dorchester Historical Society public program.
Wheaton College professor Delvyn Case will explore the music of three of America’s homegrown composers – Charles Ives, Aaron Copland, and George Gershwin – and how they forged a uniquely American style of classical music that incorporated the folk and popular music they heard across the country. Case is a composer, conductor, scholar, performer and educator who has taught at many area colleges and...
Mary Varden will run the Boston Marathon to help in raising money for the Dorchester Historical Society and the Roger Clap School.
The next event is the wine tasting at the Boston Winery on April 4th