of President Madison. Usher road lies within the limits of his former estate, while Gorham, Clewley, Chardon and Wheelwright are those of relatives of the Brooks family, whose land they traverse.
Century road was laid out in the closing year of the nineteenth century.
Playstead road is self-evident, as it borders the playground.
Chandler road, because of Frank E. Chandler's ownership, and Woods Edge road is on the edge of the wooded hill.
Laurel and Vernon are probably fanciful, as also Boylston terrace.
Smith's and Hastings' lane and Whittle road were proprietary.
Rock hill is also very truly named, and High street reaches its highest point near by.
At the West End one looks in vain for Gorham and Lake parks as shown on Walling's map of Medford, or some streets of old recorded plans.
One of these, Winthrop, became Sharon by the town's acceptance.
Medford already had a Winthrop street and several names were suggested for this new one, but that of their old home town, sugges