act on the Hudson river in 1807, one year before Mr. Sullivan took charge of the canal, but years before the canal went into operation a steamboat was successfully operated upon the Connecticut river, and its owner and inventor was interviewed by Fulton, who, it seems, only made successful application of the inventions of John Fitch in Delaware and Samuel Morey in New Hampshire, assisted by the wealth of Livingston.
Morey, to his dying day, complained bitterly of their treatment of him, saying 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