formerly known as the road to the marshes and the road to the mill.
It was of much later date than the three roads described as leading .... from the town pump.
Porter's corner was so called from the residence and store on the corner of Main street, then owned and occupied by Jonathan Porter.
This store was well known for milesJonathan Porter.
This store was well known for miles around, and our elders tell of the line of teams, extending up High street and down Salem street for several rods, with steaming oxen waiting for their turn to be relieved of the loads brought from up above, and down Cape Ann way, to be exchanged for West India goods (pronounced West Ingie) from the store.
Ship street ended at thnow officially named Winthrop square. The Furness homestead was the old home of Parson Turell, and after the Furness family left, it was owned and occupied by Jonathan Porter.
It was torn down some years ago.
Purchase street, we regret to say, has been changed to Winthrop street. The highway was laid out after the land had been