zen from over sea.
EDWARD Kakas, for many years a resident of West Medford, was born in Budapest, Hungary, August 12, 1828, the eldest son of Kokesch Josef and Szarka Teriz.
Educated in his native city, he there learned the furrier's trade from his father, who later established him in business.
On the outbreak of the Hungarian revolution in 1848 he, with hosts of other young men, left everything to join the army under Louis Kossuth, the Hungarian national hero.
Kossuth was born in 1802, and when he grew to manhood entered upon a political career.
In his teachings, which were considered very radical by the ruling powers, but were eagerly accepted by the young men of the nation, he advocated the emancipation of the peasants, the freedom of the press, and an independent government for Hungary.
In 1848, which has been called the year of revolution, Europe was honeycombed with revolutionary ideas.
The despotism of the government, which ground down the laboring class, gave r
Guide to tablets marking historic sites, 1905.
Indian arrowhead, found on High street near Train estate.
Cheese, cracker and rum with certificate.
Medford Granite, Medford Red Gravel, wild flowers and sumac leaves from lot.
Card of Inspector of Buildings.
Some merriment was indulged in as those typical of Old Medford were named.
The stone was donated by the West Medford Real Estate Trust, which purchased the grounds and mansion erected by Hon. Peter C. Brooks in the years 1802-6. This is now gone, and the stone is that of the front entrance porch and carriage drive, and now, after a century's use, is of historic interest, and bears the incised date of its new use, 1916, on its circular front.
Prayer was next offered by Rev. Dr. Frederick A. Leitch of Trinity Church (Methodist Episcopal)
O God our help in ages past Our hope for years to come Our shelter from the stormy blast And our eternal home.
As needy as any that have passed before us in the journey