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There were large gardens on the summit of Beacon Hill, and also some belonging to the residences along Summer street. A quaint story of one of these old gardens is given in an article entitled, A Colonial Boyhood, in a recent number of the Atlantic Monthly, and it runs as follows:— Come with me out of the Subway station at Scollay Square. You will have been expecting to plunge at once into the bustle and hurly-burly of one of the busiest corners of Boston, a passing glance at Governor Winthrop's statue your only tribute to old times. But we have been traveling not only under the streets of the city, but through two centuries and a quarter of time, and emerge to find ourselves on the outskirts of Boston, on the hillside road which in the old days skirted the foot of Cotton Hill. We are higher up in the world than we had expected to be, and the water of the town cove comes in nearly to the foot of the hill on which we stand. A more distant outlook is over the roofs of hou
Historic leaves, volume 5, April, 1906 - January, 1907, Charlestown schools after 1825 (Continued.) (search)
ecember 16 we read that a violent gale injured the new schoolhouse building within the peninsula. March 5, 1840, this new structure, which was of brick, was named the Warren school, to be used for both sexes. At this time the following districts were formed:— The Bunker Hill, from Canal bridge to Walker street, and from Charles river to Medford river. The Warren, from Walker street to Austin, Warren, and Cordis streets, and Everett street to Medford river. The Harvard (girls) and Winthrop (boys), all south of this line. The Warren school was dedicated Tuesday, April 21, 1840. The programme was as follows:— Prayer. Rev. G. E. Ellis, of the Harvard church. Singing. A delegation of scholars from the Bunker Hill, Winthrop, and Harvard schools. Hymn for the occasion by Paul H. Sweetser, teacher of the Harvard school. Address. Richard Frothingham, Jr., president of the trustees. Address. Dr. A. R. Thompson. Singing—Juvenile hymns, Let music swell the<