ex canal in this section.
Nathan Adams occupied a house where the Mystic House stands, and Harvard street was Cambridge street. Both names are equally appropriate.
Mountain street was the name given to the present Fulton street. This is one of the oldest, if not the oldest of all Medford roads. It was the cartway from the carrying place at the river, near Cross street to the Charlestown Wood Lots, now Middlesex Fells; the course from Salem street to the river is not positively known.
In 1836, after the death of Mrs. Sarah Fulton,
Medford Historical Register, Vol. 1, Page 53. who lived for nearly forty years on a lonely farm at the top of Kidders' hill, above the present Fellsway West, the street 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
umber the fullest account is of Miss Hannah Swan, as she considerately kept her own name to the end. Miss Hannah Swan and Miss Ann Rose of London were Mrs. Rowson's assistants.
The former was the daughter of Major Samuel Swan and Hannah (Frothingham) Lamson, and was born August 13, 1785.
She died in Medford, August 8, 1862, aged seventy-six years, eleven months. Mr. Abijah Thompson gives the following account of Miss Swan:—
My first remembrance of Miss Swan was in my youthful days, 1835-36.
While in Woburn, Massachusetts, she made her home in the family of the Rev. Joseph Bennett, pastor First Congregational Church.
I well remember attending a children's party with my little sister, given to the children at the parsonage.
This was to introduce her preparatory to organizing an infant class.
It proved a success, and Miss Swan may be considered the founder of what is today called the Infant Sabbath School in the old society, and of the younger colonies which have branched off