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Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall) 155 1 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1 26 2 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, John Greenleaf Whittier 20 4 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4 19 3 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 18 0 Browse Search
Archibald H. Grimke, William Lloyd Garrison the Abolitionist 17 1 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 16 0 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. 16 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 15 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Margaret Fuller Ossoli 14 2 Browse Search
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torical Society be formed, found a quick and hearty response from many kindred spirits. Preliminary meetings were held, and organization and incorporation were effected. The charter list contained one hundred and thirty-two names. The Society sprang at once into active and agressive life. In October, 1896, it planned and carried to a successful issue a historic festival, happily named On the Banks of the Mystic, and which was conceded to be, as a whole, the finest entertainment ever presented to a Medford audience. The financial results of the festival enabled the Society to rent and suitably furnish the quarters now occupied, a cut of which is shown on the cover of this register. The house is itself an interesting landmark, having the distinction of a goodly age, and of being the birthplace of Lydia Maria (Francis) Child, in 1802. A large representation of the Society's seal on a wooden tablet designates the building as the headquarters of the Medford Historical Society.
cord is honorable. Into the Civil War she sent 769 Union soldiers. She has ever been foremost in the cause of education. The Keels of Medford-built ships have ploughed every sea. On the banks of the Mystic shipbuilding flourished seventy years. Responded with her Minute men to the call in 1775. Indian Chief Nanepashemit lived on Rock Hill, 1615. Cradock House built in 1634 still stands in good condition. Admitted to have one of the finest High School Buildings. Lydia Maria Child born in house occupied by Historical Society. Saw her favorite son seven times Governor of Massachusetts. On College Hill stands Tufts College, opened in August, 1855. City charter adopted 1892; City Government organized January, 1893. In natural beauties of woods and hills is well favored. Enjoys the distinction of being a city of homes. That because when every one does something much is accomplished You should develop and cherish an interest in Medford history.
tem. Mr. Sylvester Baxter, of Malden. November 15.—The Hancock-Clark House, of Lexington. Rev. Carlton A. Staples, of Lexington. December 20.—Maps of Medford at Different Periods. Mr. William Cushing Wait. January 17.—Roads and Bridges of Old Medford. Mr. John H. Hooper. February 21.—Governor Cradock's Plantation. Mr. Walter H. Cushing. To be followed. April 18.—Medford in the War of the Revolution. Miss Helen T. Wild. May 16.—The Life and Work of Mrs. Lydia Maria (Francis) Child. Mrs. Richard P. Hallowell. England, and John Winthrop succeeded to the chief executive office. From that time, Massachusetts became to a large degree self-governed. The earliest information we get concerning the circumstances under which Medford was settled comes from a letter written by Governor Dudley, March 28, 1631. After a recital of the events connected with the arrival of the colonists, he says: We began to consult of a place for our sitting down, for Salem, where we land
Notes the papers by Miss Helen T. Wild, on Medford in the War of the Revolution, and Mrs. Anna D. Hallowell, on the Life and Work of Lydia Maria Child, were most admirable, and readers of the register will enjoy their perusal when published. the Membership Committee hopes to see a round three hundred names on our list by the end of this Society year. Help the committee by proposing names for membership in the Society. the Committee on Historic Sites is doing faithful and conscientious work. the Committee on Papers and Addresses is arranging for a series of interesting papers the coming fall and winter. the Committee on Library and Collections respectfully suggests that objects of historical interest and facts of historical value are quite often obtained in unexpected places. The summer vacation is a capital time for exploring and digging. Remember the Medford Historical Society. Send a copy of the July register to your friends in the country. They will enjoy rea