Monthly Archives: January 2018

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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