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Dorchester Illustration 2348 Leslie Moore

Dorchester Illustration no. 2348    Leslie Moore At the Dorchester Historical Society, we are in the process of a year-long project to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of World War I. Using a collection of photographs we have of World War … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2347 James Barnie

Dorchester Illustration no. 2347   James Barnie At the Dorchester Historical Society, we are in the process of a year-long project to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of World War I. Using a collection of photographs we have of World War … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2346 Adams Street School, Cedar Grove

Dorchester Illustration no. 2346    Adams Street School, Cedar Grove      Today’s illustration has been provided by the Boston City Archives. Have you ever wondered if an earlier building may have been located on your lot before your house was built? Next … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2345 James A. McDonald

Dorchester Illusration 2345 James McDonald At the Dorchester Historical Society, we are in the process of a year-long project to commemorate the 100 year anniversary of World War I. Using a collection of photographs we have of World War I … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2344 Nahum Capen

Dorchester Illustration no. 2344    Nahum Capen     Nahum Capen was a publisher and writer, tireless student of natural science and of politics, counsellor of statesmen and authors, Postmaster of Boston, 1857-61, and the originator of important improvements in the postal service.  … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2343 Fire at Frost Coal

Dorchester Illustration no. 2343    Fire at Frost Coal     On April 23, 1944, a fire broke out at the Frost Coal Company, located in Neponset on the Neponset River edge, between the traffic bridge and the railroad bridge.  The location is … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2343 Doherty Brothers

Dorchester Illustration no. 2342    Doherty Brothers       At the Dorchester Historical Society, we are in the process of a year-long project to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I. Using a collection of photographs we have of WWI Dorchester … Continue reading

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2018 March 15 7:30 pm Dorchester Trivia Night at the Boston Brewing Company

Come test your knowledge of all things Dorchester! The Dorchester Historical Society presents Episode II of the very popular trivia night. Hosted at the Dorchester Brewing Company, 1250 Massachusetts Avenue, Dorchester

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Dorchester Illustration 2341 Albert Little

Dorchester Illustration no. 2341    Albert Little      At the Dorchester Historical Society, we are in the process of a year-long project to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I. Using a collection of photographs we have of WWI Dorchester residents, … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2340 Dorchester House Doll Parade

Dorchester Illustration no. 2340     Dorchester House Doll Parade  This 1945 photo shows from left to right three cousins representing Liberty, Victory and the Red Cross.  Martha McKinnon was 6 years old, Judy Dean 5 years old and Marylin [sic] McLeod … Continue reading

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