Monthly Archives: June 2017

Dorchester Illustration 2306 Cars Decorated for Parade

Dorchester Illustration no. 2306           Cars Decorated for Parade, 1915 Today we have a photograph of two cars from 1915 with flags facing the wrong way on Columbia Road, and the display advertisement from the 1913 Boston City Directory for R.S. … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2305 Robinson School

Dorchester Illustration no. 2305           Robinson School The Robinson School was located where there is now a vacant lot on Robinson Street, where pieces of stone and fence indicate what was once there. Postcard. Caption on front: The Robinson School, Dorchester, … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2304 Edmund Baker House corner of Washington & Richmond

Reminder: Dorchester House tour today, noon to 5 pm, starting at All Saints Church, Peabody Square   Dorchester Illustration no. 2304           Edmund Baker House corner of Washington & Richmond Postcard. Caption on front: Cor. Wash. And Richmond Sts.  Postmarked Dorchester … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2303 World War I Francis G. Kane

Dorchester Illustration no. 2303                       World War I: Francis G. Kane In response to our first post about the Society’s World War I materials, Marti Glynn offered information about another Dorchester soldier. Francis G. Kane of Dorchester was killed in … Continue reading

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