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Dorchester Illustration 2329 Grove Hall Universalist Church

Grove Hall Universalist Church The Holy Tabernacle Church is located at 70 Washington Street and has a legal address on the side street of 14 Bishop Joe L. Smith Way.  This section of Washington Street is between Columbia Road and … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2328 Arthur, Gregory and William Desmond

left to right: Arthur, Gregory and William Desmond Desmond Brothers 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 … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2327 Salvatore Maradei

Dorchester Illustration no. 2327        Salvatore Maradei Jane Pisciottoli-Papa is a faithful follower of our Dorchester Historical Society social media pages. When she heard about our World War I project, she contacted us to see if we might feature her great … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2325 Magnet Theatre

Dorchester Illustration no. 2325        Magnet Theatre The Magnet Theatre was located at 301 Washington Street, north of the intersection of Bowdoin, Harvard and Washington, on the west side of Washington opposite Mt. Bowdoin.  The site is now the home of … Continue reading

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Dorchester Illustration 2324 Eddy Refrigerator Company

Dorchester Illustration no. 2324        Eddy Refrigerator Company Darius Eddy founded the refrigerator company in 1847. After his death in the mid-1890s, the firm was in the hands of three of his sons: Darius, Lewis, Isaac H. and George.  They took … 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 2322 Henry J. Barry

Dorchester Illustration no. 2322        Henry J. Barry At the Dorchester Historical Society, we are in the process of a year-long project to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of World War 1. Using a collection of photographs we have of World War … 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 2320 Tristram Campbell

Dorchester Illustration no. 2320        Tristram Campbell 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 residents, … Continue reading

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September 22, 2017 2 pm at All Saints Church – Dorchester Architecture

Sunday, October 22nd, 2 pm., The Dorchester Historical Society will present a program at All Saints Church. Hidden Treasures of Dorchester A rich trove of architectural and artistic work has survived Dorchester’s nearly four hundred years.  From Puritan homesteads, like … Continue reading

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