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Miss Jessie M. Dinsmore. Curator and librarian George H. Remele Directors William Leaven J. A.C. Emerson Melvin W. Pierce Standing Committees. Publication Moses W. Mann. Miss Helen T. Wild. Miss Eliza M. Gill C. W. M. Blanchard Frederic Dole Membership. H. N. Ackerman. Edward M. Peters. Miss Elizabeth R. Carty. Mrs. Ella J. Fuller. Abner H. Barker. Mrs. H. A. C. Scott. William Leavens. J. A. C. Emerson. Andrew F. Curtin. E. Earl Blakely. Miss . Miss Catherine E. Harlow. Miss Ella L. Burbank. Genealogy. Miss Eliza M. Gill. Miss Annie E. Durgin. Miss Hetty F. Wait. Henry E. Scott. Heraldry. Charles B. Dunham. John Albree. Charles H. Loomis. Charles M. Green. C. W. M. Blanchard. Library and collection. George H. Remele. Miss Agnes W. Lincoln. Miss Martha E. Hayes. Miss lily B. Atherton. Rosewell B. Lawrence. William Gushing Wait. Miss Elizabeth W. Howe. H. N. Ackerman. Melvin W. Pierce. Frederic
may find something relating to Medford, suggested by a ragged sheet of paper legiwritten upon more than a century ago. It is one of several furnished us by the late Francis A. Wait, who wrote: You can put this in the Register if you fit. Mr. Blanchard's hotel was just south Cradock bridge. A portion of the house is Standing now on Main street. For a better understanding of it, a backward look is worth while. Medford in 1805 had but little more than eleven hundred inhabitants. The mo business enough to require a clerk of the market in 1801. There were several taverns for accommodation of travellers, and the product of several distil-houses had acquired a more than local reputation. Tradition has it That a man named Blanchard who had connections in Malden, was the first to set up a distillery in Medford. It was on the south side of the river. . . afterward used by Hezekiah Blanchard the innholder, who distilled anise-seed, snake-root and clove-water. While auth
, as it was subsequently enlarged by adding as much in depth to the rear, which newer part extended five feet by the front at either end. Since thus enlarged, very many years ago, it has housed two families, but the front door and enclosed entry is of perhaps sixty years ago. The street it faces is now known as Riverside avenue, because, in one of its improvement spasms, Medford deemed the good old name of Ship street hardly dignified enough. In earliest times it was called the way to Blanchard's, because it was such. Early in the eighteenth century, a business was established near by, which added the fame of Old Medford. It is said that a remarkably good spring of water there existed, which induced John Hall to there erect his distil-house, and so the way came to be called Distil-house lane. It will be seen that the house stands on a corner lot. The other way is probably as short a street as there is in Medford—River street. Extending to Salem street, it adjoins (even cover
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 24., Medford Historical Society. (search)
constitute the Board of Directors which meets at the call of the President. The Society's Honorary members are Walter H. Cushing. George S. Delano. Benjamin P. Hollis. Charles N. Jones. Membership list. Herbert N. Ackerman. Ida M. Ackerman. Amy A. Ackerman. Isabelle Ackerman. John Albree. Lily B. Atherton. Ernest W. Anderson. Abner H. Barker. Charles S. Baxter. Life Member. Frederick N. Beals. E. Earl Blakeley. Edward P. Boynton. Life Member. C. W. M. Blanchard. Jennie S. Brigham. Clifford M. Brewer. Edmund Bridge. Shepherd Brooks. Life Member. Frederick Brooks. Abby D. Brown. Howard D. Brown. Edward B. Brown. William H. Brown, Mrs. Ella L. Burbank. Herman L. Buss. Life Member. Charles B. Buss. J. Herbert Barker. Frank B. Bhlodgett. Elizabeth R. Carty. N. F. Chandler, Dr. Elizabeth A. Chaney. Sarah L. Clark. Mary S. Clark. Charles A. Clark. Albert H. Cowin. Andrew F. Curtin. Life Member. Walter F. Cushin