Dorchester Illustration no. 2247
Today we have a photo of a Dorchester trolley car and crew ca. 1900.
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Dorchester Illustration no. 2246
Today's illustration is a scan of an illustration published in Proceedings of the Dedication of the Fountain on Eaton Square, Ward 24, October 24, 1885, in memory of Theodore Lyman, Jr., Mayor of Boston in 1834-35. Boston: Printed by Order of the City Council,...
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...
Edward M Kennedy Institute Guided Tour - Sunday, April 17
The Dorchester Historical Society will host a program to mark the birthday of Edward Everett on Sunday, April 17 at 1 p.m. at the Edward M. Kennedy Institute for the U S. Senate.
Edward Everett, who was born in Dorchester, was elected to United States Senate and served from March 4, 1853 until June 1, 1854. Among his many achievements as a preeminent public man of the nineteenth century, Everett’s career included ten years in...