Dorchester Illustration no. 2263 I-CAR-DE Mayonnaise
I-CAR-DE trucks sporting Lee Puncture Proof tires were pictured in a 1922 advertisement for the Lee Tire & Rubber Company. I-CAR-DE produced a number of cards using movie stars to promote their products.
Dorchester Illustration no. 2262 Wrought at Mrs. Saunders and Miss Beach's Academy
Eunice Bent made this piece of needlework at the school for young ladies operated in the first half of the 19th century by Judith Foster Saunders and Clementina Beach. The scan is from Betty Ring's book...
Dorchester Illustration no. 2261 Dorchester and Milton Bank
The subscribers to the stock of the Dorchester and Milton Bank met in April, 1832, and accepted the Act of Incorporation. John R. Chaffee, Pastor of the First Methodist Church, described some of the buildings in Lower Mills in his...
The Dorchester House Tour is back - come to see Ashmont Hill as it is today on Sunday, June 12th. Visit a dozen delightful homes and carriage houses on Ashmont Hill. Talk with their owners about the ways they have preserved, restored, and transformed their 19th century homes for 21st century living Also tour the historic 1892 Parish of All Saints, Ashmont, to see the award-winning restoration of this landmark church.
Come to the Dorchester House Tour, Sunday, June 12th and save by...
2 pm, Sunday, May 15th at 195 Boston Street, Dorchester, MA 02125
The Dorchester Historical Society's program for May is a talk by Joe Bagley, the city archaeologist, and his new book The History of Boston in 50 Artifacts. Joe highlights a fascinating hodge-podge of history--from ancient fishing grounds to Jazz Age red-light districts--and demonstrates how these objects offer a unique and accessible introduction to Boston's history and physical culture.
The Society will take a few...