treet, Boston, held regular services in the chapel.
During the winter a revival occurred, when ninety people were converted.
The Sabbath-school was reorganized the same winter.
The society soon found the chapel too small and moved to the Town Hall.
At the New England Conference in 1844, Medford was made a regular station, and Rev. George Pickering was appointed pastor.
The next year Rev. George Frost was sent to Medford, and Brother Pickering was appointed a special missionary agent to raOtis street, near Central avenue, was bought for the site of a new church, and a house and land on Central avenue were purchased for a parsonage.
From September 1, 1905, to December 23, 1906, the church services were held in the Washington School Hall, kindly placed at our disposal by Mayor Dwyer.
On July 7, 1906, the corner-stone of the present edifice was laid.
The building committee consisted of Rev. E. C. Bridgham, A. L. Ordway, William F. Wiltshire, L. Frank Cole and Edgar A. Thomas.
or on his neighbor's stock.
It is a far cry from the snuffers and candlesticks to the modern electrolier, but planing, though done by power, is spelled in the same old way on a Medford sign today not far from the site of the shop next to the hatter's.
No Medford marriages are mentioned, but in the issue of Feb. 29 is, died, Last week at Medford in an advanced age, Mr. Zachariah Pool of that place.
But ere this, on Jan. 15, was the following,
Last Sabbath fo'night died at Wenham Mrs. Mary Hall aged 21, Wife of Ebenezer Hall, one of the Printers of this Paper, and Daughter of Capt. Josiah Orne of Salem.
Her remains were interred at Salem the Thursday following.
And again on Feb. 22,
On Wednesday evening, last week, departed this life after a short illness, Mr. Ebenezer Hall, in the 27th year of his age, for many years one of the Printers of this Paper—having survived his Wife only six weeks. His remains were respectfully interred at Medford the Saturday following.