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Dorchester Illustration 2326 Harold Davis Archer

Dorchester Illustration no. 2326        Harold Davis Archer 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 2323 Tileston stoves

Dorchester Illustration no. 2323        Tileston stoves Charles Tileston was born in Dorchester in 1817 and died here in 1894.  He conducted a business as a tin smith, selling tin & sheet iron ware, stoves, and hot-air furnaces. The invoice is … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2321 Baker Chocolate Silos

Dorchester Illustration no. 2321        Baker Chocolate Silos Eighteen large silos and a grain elevator were built in 1941 as storage, in anticipation of World War II and expected difficulties in securing cacao beans. The “Baker Chocolate” painted silos remained a … 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 2272 Milton Station Car Barn

Dorchester Illustration no. 2272   Milton Station Car Barn The Milton Station car barn was located at approximately 2262 Dorchester, where a Boston Housing Authority high-rise now stands near Lower Mills. Postcard. Caption on front: Milton Station Car Barn, Dorchester, Mass.  … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2270 Unitarian Church in Lower Mills

Dorchester Illustration no. 2270   Unitarian Church in Lower Mills Dorchester’s third church society was formed as a result of disagreement at Second Church in Codman Square. In the Boston area in the early 1800s ministers would routinely trade parishes to … Continue reading

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