The house long since disappeared, but the old cellar can still be seen.
Mr. Wyman would never sell the land, and often came to walk over the broad acres, getting pleasure enough from these excursions to pay for the lack of income.
He died in Boston when over ninety years old.
A few feet from this house was the house and stable of Joseph Wyman, the stage driver between Medford and Boston.
His father owned the Russell farm on Winthrop street.
Henry Weir and family, and later Edwin Johnson, lived a little further down the hill.
The Joseph Wyman house is standing, but the Weir house made way for the house of Milton F. Roberts on the easterly corner of High street court.
Ma'am Simonds hill was named in honor of Mrs. Joshua Simonds who with her daughters Nabby and Pamelia kept a dame school for many years in the house on the north side of High street. It used to be sheltered from the street by large lilac bushes which grew on the slope between the sidewalk and the roadway