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e father of Colonel T. W. Higginson set out many of the trees in the yard about 1818. To President Josiah Quincy, also, we owe much of the beauty of the college yard. Inseparably connected with Harvard College and Cambridge is the thought of Lowell and his beloved Elmwood. Among its noble trees are two sturdy elms brought from England before the Revolution. Lowell's fondness for these and, other trees near his home often crops out in his letters and poems. The group of willows on the banotable trees in the eastern states. There are twenty-five of them, the largest sending up its trunk eighty feet into the air, and measuring eighteen and one-half feet, five feet above the ground. In 1845, one of the smaller trees was cut down. Lowell counted the rings and found they numbered seven hundred and fifty. So that Agassiz' estimate that they must be in the neighborhood of a thousand years of age was not far wrong. The distinguishing mark of the oak is its horizontal branching. Dr
variety of romantic dwellings, with gardens attached, in which grow flowers, fruit trees, bushes, and shrubbery of such descriptions as flourish best in this climate. There is also in this town a large bleachery and dye house, also an extensive concern for the manufacture of brass tubes for locomotive boilers. Brick-making is carried on extensively both with and without steam power. The McLean Asylum is in this town. There are three railroads that run through the town, the Fitchburg, Lowell, and Maine. There is also a line of omnibuses, so that you can go to Boston and return at almost any time of day. These facilities add much to the convenience and comfort of the inhabitants. The schools of Somerville are said to be equal to any in the state. There are several primary, grammar, and also one high school, all of which are conducted on the most approved principles; and if the scholars do not learn it is not the fault of the school committee or teachers, There are severa
Historic leaves, volume 5, April, 1906 - January, 1907, Charlestown schools after 1825 (Continued.) (search)
t any backs. Mr. Frothingham, for his excellent report, received the congratulations of the board. The accompanying table, appended to this year's report, will, I am sure, awaken feelings of interest in the minds of all who have thus far followed our history of the public schools of Charlestown:— Cost of schools in various towns, 1838 Wager Per Month PopulationAnnual AppropriationNumber of SchoolsMalesFemales Charlestown10,101$14,47722$50.75$17.51 Boston80,32593,000100105.0820.83 Lowell18,01014,3562844.8516.07 Salem14,30411,5802052.7721.10 Nantucket9,0486,0001261.9810.42 Roxbury7,4935,0001650.3317.20 Lynn9,2334,5001536.7412.28 Medford2,0752,700751.3914.10 Chelsea1,6592,700737.5015.59 Cambridge7,6315,419.571654.3319.48 Dorchester4,5644,6501435.4215.00 Dedham3,5323,0001131.0913.80 Brookline1,0831,050533.5012.66 Milton1,7722,000535.0021.22 1840-1841. The teachers in all the schools outside the Neck for this summer were the same as last year: No. 17, Mary E.
mpson, N., 14. Lampson, S., 14. Landers Street, 56. Larkin, A., 14. Latin Grammar School, 20. Latin School, 91. Laurel Street, 57. Lawrence, Rosewell B., 37. Lawrence Street, 81. Lears, Georgia, 53. Lee, General, 87. Libby, Martha E., 53. Liberty Tree, 5. Lindsey, A. O., 99. Littlefield, Joshua, 11. Locke, Ann W., 71, 72, 81, 82. Locke, Irene S., 75. Locke, Lydia W., 99. Locke, Margaret W., 72. Longfellow, H. W., 4, 6, S. Loring, J. W., 15. Lovett, J., 12. Lowell, J. R., 7, 8. Lowell, Mass., 77. Lowell Railroad. 65. Lower Winter Hill Primary, 95. Lower Winter Hill School, 92. Mackintire, Eliah P., 49, 97. Magoon, John C., 11, 92. Magoun, Aaron B., 69, 71, 85, 87. Magoun. John C., 49, 87, 90, 99. Magoun, Nathaniel, 23. Magoun Square, 85, 87. Main Street, 87. Main Street, Medford, 9. Malden, Mass., 9. Mann, George C., 37. Mann, Jairus, 53. Manor House, 89. March, Olive, 76. Marshall, Elizabeth B., 81. Mason Street, Boston, 100