Dorchester Illustration no. 2209
The Colonial File Company was located on a part of Tenean Street that was obliterated by the Southeast Expressway. They manufactured hand files for machinists.
If anyone is a keeper of old tools, would you please look at your files to see if any...
Dorchester Illustration no. 2208
Eat your history at the Dorchester Historical Society's fundraiser t the new Boston Harbor Distillery in Port Norfolk.
Putnam Nail Company Hot-forged Sliders with City Head Horseshoe Nails (beef or portabella)
Lawley's Shipyard Intrepid Salt Cod Cakes with...
Visit to Worchester Art Museum today included a view of a portrait of Sarah Morton by Gilbert Stuart.
Sarah lived on Dudley Street in Dorchester in the Morton mansion designed by her cousin Charles Bulfinch.
Sarah's publications include poems contributed to literary magazines. Her first long poem...
Dorchester Illustration no. 2205
Attached please find the invitation to the Dorchester Historical Society's fundraiser scheduled for September 20, 2015, 4 to 6 pm at the new Boston Harbor Distillery in Port Norfolk.
Why should you attend?
1) support the Dorchester Historical Society Preservation Fund for the renovation of its buildings
2) have a great time touring this new Dorchester business and tasting samples of their products
3) marvel at the handmade craftsmanship of...
“Lost Boston” by Anthony Sammarco
2 p.m. Sunday, May 17
William Clapp House
195 Boston St.
Dorchester, MA 02125
Join DHS for an illustrated lecture by Anthony M. Sammarco, author of “Lost Boston.” The book is the story of some of Boston’s once well-known institutions that were demolished, lost to fire, or neglect. Learn about the Readville Trotting Park, the Boston Garden, the City Point Aquarium, Jordan Marsh Department Store, as well as the Parker House,...
Mr. Saxe will give his popular talk on the history of Dorchester architecture for the third time. Refreshed and revised, with new research, new photos and a more historical photos, Mr. Saxe's lecture examines the history of Dorchester's first three hundred years through the changing styles of its houses. As one of the oldest towns in the United States, and one affected by sweeping social and economic changes, Dorchester presents an unusually textured picture of American history. From...