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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 2280 Houses at Commercial Point

Dorchester Illustration no. 2280     Houses at Commercial Point Soon after 1800 Joseph Newell and Ebenezer Niles, who thought Commercial Point would prosper in whale and cod fishing, built neighboring large, square, palatial houses on the south side of the point … Continue reading

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