d that said report be accepted and recorded & the streets therein mentioned be hereafter known by the names therein written.
The above is the first record of street names, and includes all public roads then in existence in Medford.
Prior to 1829, High street had been known as the road to Woburn or road to Menotomy.
The bridge at the Weirs then connected Medford with Charlestown that section of Arlington not being set off to West Cambridge till 1842.
Charlestown was also Medford's nextt was renamed in her honor.
The house where Benjamin Tufts lived, on the northeast corner of Fulton and Salem streets, is standing  and within a comparatively few years was occupied by his family.
The burying ground on Cross street, new in 1829, has within its crowded boundaries the dust of many of the ship building mechanics who were laid to rest within hearing of the
Sound of hammers, blow on blow Knocking away the shores and spurs.
Furness' corner is now officially named Winth
moral qualifications, these ladies performed their legislative and executive duties with dignity and quietness, and labored to give that instruction which develops all the powers for health, usefulness and station.
They lived to receive showers of blessings from grateful pupils.
Ann Rose married Joseph Swan, a brother of Hannah Swan, January 16, 1817; he was a merchant, educated in the counting room of Hon. William Gray.
She died November 23, 1860, aged seventy-two.
Their home previous to 1829 was the Garrison House, and later the Puffer House.
Another pupil mentioned, Peggy Tufts, was the daughter of Samuel Tufts.
She married Samuel Swan, the eldest son of Major Swan.
It is supposed that his vessel was wrecked and all on board lost on Cape Cod, March 31, 1823.
He was a contemporary and school friend of Col. Alex. S. Brooks and Dudley Hall.
For years Mrs. Swan did not give up hope of his return, and during that time never locked the street door at night.
She died November 2