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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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Dorchester Illustration 2339 Patrick Joseph McLoughlin

  Dorchester Illustration no. 2339     Patrick Joseph McLoughlin   Mary McLoughlin Boucher has been following our World War I servicemen blog posts and contacted us about her grandfather, who was a lifelong Dorchester resident and veteran of World War I. … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2338 Marion E. Voye

  Dorchester Illustration no. 2338     Marion E. Voye 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 … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2337 Sewell Rich

  Dorchester Illustration no. 2337     Sewell Wilcutt Rich 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 … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2336 Tenean Creek

Dorchester Illustration no. 2336        Tenean Creek Tenean Creek was one of Dorchester’s distinctive early geographic features, now filled in and covered over.  The serpentine route of Tenean Creek can be best seen on the 1850 map of Dorchester. The mouth … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2335 Hawthorne Grove

Dorchester Illustration no. 2335        Hawthorne Grove, Sumner-Wilder House, Washington Street The estate that became known as Hawthorne Grove was located at the intersection of Washington Street and Columbia Road.  The painting of the property was painted on the face of … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2334 The Dorchester Giant

Dorchester Illustration no. 2334        Dorchester Giant The conglomerate rock that naturally occurred in Dorchester and Roxbury (and actually much of the world) has engendered many references. St. Peter’s Church was built partly of the stone quarried from its site. Oliver … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2333 Bridge from Commercial Point to Squantum

Dorchester Illustration no. 2333        Bridge from Commercial Point to Squantum During World War I, a bridge was built from Commercial Point, Dorchester, to Squantum, Quincy, to allow workers to travel from Boston to the plant manufacturing destroyers at the Naval … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2332 Seavey P. Swan

Dorchester Illustration no. 2332        Seavey P. Swan 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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Dorchester Illustration 2331 Harold Bispham Daly

Dorchester Illustration no. 2331        Harold Bispham Daly 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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