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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 1. (ed. Frank Moore) 12 0 Browse Search
The Cambridge of eighteen hundred and ninety-six: a picture of the city and its industries fifty years after its incorporation (ed. Arthur Gilman) 10 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 8 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 20, 1864., [Electronic resource] 8 0 Browse Search
The Soldiers' Monument in Cambridge: Proceedings in relation to the building and dedication of the monument erected in the years, 1869-1870. 8 0 Browse Search
The Annals of the Civil War Written by Leading Participants North and South (ed. Alexander Kelly McClure) 8 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 6 0 Browse Search
Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order 6 0 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 14. 6 0 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 2, April, 1903 - January, 1904 6 0 Browse Search
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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 14., The ancient name Menotomy and the river of that name. (search)
iod the Dickson family occupied an estate on the easterly side of Menotomy river, extending from North avenue (now Massachusetts avenue) to the Winter Hill road (Broadway, Somerville.) On July 24, 1687, pursuant to a vote of the town, the selectmen laid out to John Dickson about one-fourth acre of land in our ware field next Chhat a ffooteway bee made over Wenotamies & a way between the lotts lefte 3 pole wide. As near as can be ascertained the ffooteway crossed Menotomy river where Broadway (Somerville and Arlington) crosses now, but the Bridgeway has entirely disappeared, except a short portion of it northwest of Medford street, Arlington. This aled to its being referred to as the Alewife brook, and so in the Commissioners' Records, we find under the survey of 1802, the bridge carrying Menotomy road, now Broadway, Somerville, over Menotomy river, referred to as the Alewife bridge. The stream was sometimes referred to as the little river, and Little Mystic; as the Mystic