ochial residence of St. Raphael's Church.
Beyond the greenhouse was a hedge of dogwood, and here the stone wall ended and a wooden picket fence, painted a dull yellow, enclosed the open space in front of the substantial building that bore across its front this legend,
Mystic Hall Seminary, in gilded iron capitals.
In this building Ellis Pitcher kept a grocery, and also the West Medford post office.
A very ordinary road led southward by the seminary building past the residence of Henry T. Wood and the double-decked cupola, to a bridge and across the river.
This was Harvard avenue, and from this diagonally across the field to the railroad was a row of poplar trees that grew to large proportions ere they were cut down.
Opposite the seminary building stood two houses belonging to the railroad, in which Daniel Kelley and Reuben Willey, the flagman and station agent, lived.
The station house was near the crossing, and had been built but about ten years. The crossing had no gat