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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 15., Lafayette's visit to Medford. (search)
e town, coming by way of West Cambridge (the Arlington of today), the salutes began. Bells rang, cannon pealed, garlands of flowers and flags greeted the vision of the guests. The school children of the town were drawn up in line, and with them were those of Miss Bradbury's private school. An arch over the street opposite the front door of the meeting-house bore the appropriate motto, Welcome to our hills and Brooks. At the close of Lafayette's reply to the speech of welcome made by Turell Tufts, the chairman of the selectmen, the procession, escorted by the Medford Light Infantry, moved on to Brooks' house. Here an opportunity was given the people, including the children, to greet the marquis. The throng entered by the front door on the south side and passed out by the east door. Later a dinner was served, twenty-five being present. Charles Brooks, who thirty years later was to become Medford's first historian, was of this privileged company. Others were General Sumner, Maj
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 15., In the interest of accuracy. (search)
In the interest of accuracy. The writer of the article in the July number of the Register, 1915, on Turell Tufts and His Family Connections, desires the following corrections to be made in the interests of accuracy, and begs her readers to recall that oft-quoted line, To err is human, to forgive divine, as an adjustment of the matter. Page 54. High and Forest streets, instead of Main, etc. Page 55. . . . the late Dudley C. Hall, whose father Dudley Hall named a child of his, who died young, for this distant relative. Page 59. Willis Hall (1733-1812), had a daughter Mary (1772-1853) who married Dr. Luther Stearns, December 20, 1798, and a son George H. who married Sarah Chandler of Brattleboro, Vt. Elizabeth (1801-1862) daughter of George H. Hall and his wife Sarah, married George W. Porter, February 17, 1824. They were the parents, etc.
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 15., Medford Market-place made modern. (search)
lding. We are aware that as usual in such matters there are differences of opinion relative to sites. These we are not discussing. We are recording matters of history. At the present writing all the five buildings have been razed and the space between High street and the river lies open, but not for long, as contracts for the foundations of the new structure are awarded. This will certainly be in marked contrast to those removed, and will add to the attractiveness of our water park as no business buildings that might (or more likely might not) be erected could do. By courtesy of Mayor Haines we present a view of the same, made from the architect's drawing. The city's executive offices are at present housed in the new Medford Building, recently erected on the sites of the old Seccomb house and Tufts hall. Into this several Medford merchants have moved and some new business concerns have come. Medford's old marketplace is thus made more modern, bigger, busier, and better.