Dorchester Illustration no. 2216 Andrew Oliver
Andrew Oliver appears at the right in this copy of a painting at the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. Oliver was Lieutenant Governor of the Massachusetts leading up to the Revolution and was a loyalist. His country house was located at the corner of...
Dorchester Illustration no. 2215
Today's illustration shows the J P O'Connell masons' supplies building at a railroad crossing on Freeport Street in the 19 teens. This was before the T took over. The line was owned by the New York, New Haven and Hartford Railroad.
Dorchester Illustration no. 2214
Attached are photos of the Dorchester Historical Society fundraiser at the Boston Harbor Distillery.
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A Pleasant Home for the Neglected: The Archaeology of Dorchester's Industrial School for Girls.
October 18, 2015, 2 pm, at the William Clapp House, 195 Boston Street
City Archaeologist, Joe Bagley, shares early results from his team's archaeological survey behind the Centre Street institution. From the search for and discovery of the school's out house, to the recovery of thousands of personal items, including hundreds of dolls, Bagley will explore the new history and surprising...
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,...