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Historic leaves, volume 2, April, 1903 - January, 1904, Literary men and women of Somerville. (search)
ore practical character of their writing. Dr. Luther V. Bell is an example of this class, with his book upon The Ventilation of Schoolhouses. Another is Colonel Herbert E. Hill, a Vermonter, who fought in the Civil War, and afterward removed to Somerville, where he resided until his death in 1892. It was he who is responsible for the frowning cannon upon Central Hill. Again Colonel Hill showed his generosity and patriotism by the two monuments which he erected on Virginia battlefields, one of them bearing the inscription: Committed to the care of those once a brave foe, now our generous friends. Colonel Hill has left two addresses on patriotic and histColonel Hill has left two addresses on patriotic and historical subjects. Then there is the ex-librarian, John S. Hayes, whose noble work in making our public library more efficient is gratefully remembered. Mr. Hayes gave two notable addresses, one on The Public Library and the State, the other containing valuable historical information, and delivered at the laying of the cornerstone
Historic leaves, volume 2, April, 1903 - January, 1904, Charlestown Schools in the 18th century. (search)
spell or read as they ought to do, by reason of which Latin scholars, writers, and cypherers cannot be duly attended & instructed as they ought to be, Captain Samuel Phipps & Mr. Jonathan Dows were chosen inspectors & regulators of that matter.’ May 20, 1713, the master's salary was increased to £ 50, and this was the sum paid for the five years following. In 1718 and until 1724, or for six years ensuing, his services were valued at £ 60. In 1713 a new building was erected on the Town Hill, near the old schoolhouse. Thus building number two did service thirty-one years, the same length of time as its predecessor. Estimating a schoolhouse of that time as able to withstand the wear and tear of a generation of pupils, we may expect to find this third building yielding to the inevitable about 1745. Much of the expense of this new building seems to have been covered by voluntary contributions, ‘one offering a bell, others lime, brick, paint, or stone, and one a raising dinner.<
Historic leaves, volume 2, April, 1903 - January, 1904, The Prospect Hill Park Celebration. (search)
, 1776 the flag of the United colonies bearing thirteen stripes and the crosses of Saint George and Saint Andrew first Waved defiance to A foe. ‘the flower of the British army’ prisoners of War who surrendered at Saratoga were quartered on this Hill from November 7, 1777, to October 15, 1778 guarded by American troops under General William Heath. on this historic Hill Answering their country's call in 1862 encamped the soldiers of Somerville whose record of patriotism and Fortitude in the Hill Answering their country's call in 1862 encamped the soldiers of Somerville whose record of patriotism and Fortitude in the Civil War is worthy of highest Honor and commemoration. these inscriptions were prepared by the Somerville Historical Society. The following is the inscription for the inside of the tower:— this tablet is erected in memory of the soldiers of the Revolution and of the Civil War who encamped on Prospect Hill and of the Banners under which they Valiantly fought. This tower and park dedicated October 29, 1903. No excuse is necessary for suspending the regular issue of this publicati<
mer15, 32, 58 Hay, William, Schoolmaster, 172165 Hayden, Joseph O.6, 74 Hayes, John S.2 Hayes, John S., Addresses of2 Hearse House, The42 Hertford County, England19 Heyman, Samuel60, 62 Heymond, Samuel61 Highland Avenue, Somerville22, 45 Hill, Colonel Herbert E.2 Hinckley, Mrs. James H.104 Historical Sketch of Old Middlesex Canal49 Hooksett Locks and Canal50, 57 Horn Pond, Woburn53 Huguenots, The10,11,12 Hunt, M. Agnes13 Hunt, Rev. Samuel103, 104 Hutchinson Collection, The42 Hhurch76 White, Gideon102 White, Dr. Horace Carr101, 102 White, Rhoda (Springer)102 Whittemore, Joseph61, 62 Whittier, John G.5, 17 Williams, Charles44 Willoughby, Francis17 Wilmington, Mass.64 Wilson, Henry104 Wilson, Martha14 Wind-mill Hill, Charlestown17 Windsor, Vt.52 Winter Hill Congregational Church2 Winthrop, Governor1 Winthrop, James53 Wiscassee Falls, Canal at50, 57 Wiscassee Locks50, 57 Wissell,—, Schoolmaster61 Wiswell, Rev. Ichabod62 Wiswell (Wiswall), Peleg, Schoo